Escaping the Sprawl

By  |  July 27, 2015
All photos by Matt Bower All photos by Matt Bower

Artist: Matt Bower

Project: On the Way Home

Description: Matt Bower’s series On the Way Home documents rural life in the South, with a focus on communities that have escaped development and sprawl.


Matt Bower is a photographer living in Atlanta, Georgia. He enjoys photographing with film, and his camera of choice is an Olympus XA2.

Jeff Rich is a photographer based in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Jeff currently teaches photography at Coastal Carolina University. He curates the OA’s weekly photo series, Eyes on the South.