This holiday season, we are offering a curated selection of stunning prints from Alexia grant recipients past and present.
In purchasing a print from this collection, you will receive a beautiful work of art from today’s photographic luminaries, while also making possible tomorrow’s most important photojournalism. These works are important additions to any serious collection of photography, and make spectacular gifts. Continue reading →
“This place is a microcosm of a story that plays out around our country and around the world. History repeats itself. Our collective memory favors the convenience of amnesia over acknowledging the damage that we continue to inflict upon ourselves. Photography is the antidote. This collection of images is my love song to Ohio.” -Matt Eich
Eight years ago, Matt Eich won the First Place Alexia Student Grant for “Carry Me Ohio.” Today, that project, which he worked on over the course of 10 years, is available as a monograph from Sturm & Drang books. Continue reading →
Alexia Foundation photographers are some of the most prolific visual storytellers on the planet, tackling a wide range of issues in their photographic projects. All of the following photographers can be followed on Instagram, by clicking the link next to … Continue reading →
Alexia grant winners Shahria Sharmin and Michael Santiago have been chosen to attend the Eddie Adams Workshop XXVIII, one of the premiere photojournalism workshops for young photographers founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams. Continue reading →
Matt Eich has released “The Invisible Yoke,” a maquette which houses 8-years of work about the American condition condensed into four chapters. The work is a collaboration between Matt, Art Director/Designer Deb Pang Davis and Picture Editor Mike Davis. Mike … Continue reading →
Matt Eich was awarded the 2008 1st Place Student Grant for his project “Carry Me Ohio: The Cycle of Poverty in Appalachia.” The work is an ongoing project, and continues today. Its goal is to document communities that have been … Continue reading →
In our photographer updates, we feature a list of recent works, prizes and publications by Alexia grantees past and present. This year Louie Palu, 2010 Alexia grantee, criss-crossed more than 3,000 kilometres of the US-Mexico border to tell the story … Continue reading →
Today’s photo is from Matt Eich’s 2008 winning student project “Carry Me Ohio,” which looks at the lives of individuals who have been marginalized by poverty in Appalachia. As Matt notes, the Appalachian region was once defined by extractive industries … Continue reading →
Today’s photo of the day is from Matt Eich’s 2008 winning student project, “Carry Me Ohio” looking at the life of a variety of individuals in Appalachia who have been marginalized by poverty. This is a curious image. The teenage, … Continue reading →
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