Matthew Jessie

Matthew Jessie (b.1987) is a photographic artist and educator based in Tempe, Arizona. He received an MFA in studio art from Arizona State University in 2020. Originally from the small Appalachian town of Rogersville, Tennessee, Matthew developed a particularly close relationship to the natural world and to the culture and landscape of the Great Smoky Mountains at an early age. He received a BFA in Studio Art from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee in 2015.

http://www.matthewjessie.photography

Temporal Nature

“Every appearance in nature corresponds to some state of the mind, and that state of the mind can only be described by presenting that natural appearance as its picture.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Temporal Nature is an ongoing series of photographs emphasizing the importance of greater consideration of the natural world in the 21st century. Devoid […]