July 2014



Chicken Feet in the Snow, Madison County, NC, 2014

Artist’s Statement

Smell and Taste.
Eye and Hand.
How we interact with the world around us.
Collective memory and internal reality.
These are my concerns.




Rob Amberg is a photographer/writer who lives in the mountains of western North Carolina. His work has been widely exhibited and published and he is the recipient of numerous awards, including fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. His most recent book is The New Road: I-26 and the Footprints of Progress in Appalachia. He regularly blogs about photography, farm life, and community at http://robamberg.com/blog. He is currently working on a third book from his home county of Madison that is tentatively titled ShatterZone.