My name is Matt Burkhartt. I am a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology where I studied photojournalism.

I was adopted by my American parents after being born in the capital city of South Korea in 1986. As a child I remember playing with my family's VHS camcorder and trying to create my own renditions of episodes of the X-Files. I went on to study film in New York City but returned to eventually learn that I wanted to be a different kind of storyteller. 

I am currently a staff photographer at the Asheville Citizen Times in Asheville, North Carolina. Contact me at:

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