Jeff Rich's work focuses on water issues ranging from recreation and sustainability to exploitation and abuse. Jeff explores these subjects by using long-term photographic documentations of very specific regions of the United States. Jeff received his MFA in photography at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia in 2008. Jeff's project Watershed: A Survey of The French Broad River Basin was awarded the 2010 Critical Mass Book Award, and was published as a monograph in February 2012. His work has been featured on Fraction Magazine and as one of Daylight Magazine's monthly podcasts as well as Photo-Eye's Photographer's Showcase. Jeff was also named as one of the winners of the Magenta Flash Forward 2011 Emerging Photographers Competition. Jeff currently teaches at the University of Iowa.