Scott Jost earned an M.F.A. in Art from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He is associate professor of art and art department chair teaching photography and design at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia. Scott’s work explores interrelationships of people and land. He is author of two books of photography and oral history, Shenandoah Valley Apples (Columbia College Chicago Press, 2014) and Blacks Run: An American Stream (Center for American Places, 1999), and contributing photographer to The Great Valley Road of Virginia: Shenandoah Landscapes from Prehistory to the Present (University of Virginia Press, 2010). His current project, Source and Confluence: Exploring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, a portrait of the Chesapeake Bay’s entire 64,000 square mile watershed in panoramic photographs, is in the early stages of publication in collaboration with George F. Thompson Publishing. Scott Jost lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with his wife and two children.