Eric K. Hatch, Ph.D, has lived in the Cincinnati area since 1974. He has had five careers in addition to photography. As a fine art and travel photographer, Eric has won numerous awards and competitions. He has served on the board of the SW Ohio chapter of Professional Photographers of America. His one person show, “Hard Times for These Times,” 16 prints on metal using architecture to represent human emotions, has concluded its run at the Middletown Arts Center in 2017. "Faces of Addiction," 50 portraits and life stories of addicted people, has had 5 showings since 2019. Ten of his portraits for "Faces of Addiction" are in the permanent collection of the Hood Museum of Art in Hanover, NH.
Recent projects include "Deck World," a collection from 20 years of photographs from the same location, and his current project, "Active Geology," which consists of 21 photos printed to "you are there" sizes with explanatory text. Active Geology dramatizes the forces behind climate change.