Congratulations to Matt Eich, whose Sin & Salvation in Baptist Town was selected for inclusion in the multi-city initiative THE FENCE. One of the largest traveling photography exhibitions in North America, THE FENCE has stops in eight cities : Atlanta, Brooklyn, Boston, Calgary, Denver, Houston, Seattle, and Sarasota.Read More
This foreshadows the mission of the greater oeuvre, and renders each chapter (there will be four) more potent and contextual. This is the American condition and the country we share: “A common aspect of the experience of poverty in America, Eich’s two books suggest, is the role of family and community as sources of hope.”Read More
As a storyteller, Eich has tight command of setting, character, and composition, and openness otherwise, as to how these lives in this particular place play out. His work is earnest and avoids any kind of sociological overdetermination. If Eich has an agenda, it’s an irrefutable one – to gently stretch our capacity for empathy. - Leah OllmanRead More
Sin and Salvation in Baptist Town
George Washington University | Gallery 102
Smith Hall of Art, 802 22nd Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Exhibition : July 2 - August 3, 2018
Artist Talk : Friday, July 13 | 5:00 PM
Matt Eich will exhibit in Washington DC at George Washington University's Gallery 102. This solo-exhibition is part of the institution's Summer Solo Series, which focuses on contemporary artists. Eich will present work from the second chapter of The Invisible Yoke: Sin and Salvation in Baptist Town.Read More
Congratulations to Matt Eich who is included in Picturing Justice a photography exhibition presented by the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc., curated by Mary Stanley & Louise Shaw held in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.