About


David Mattox is a photographer and Alaskan commercial salmon fisherman.  Born and raised in Oregon, he graduated from the University of Portland in 2004 with a BA in Philosophy and English Literature.  Upon graduation, he took a job as a deckhand on a setnet skiff on Alaska's Cook Inlet, and has returned every summer since.  Currently, David is living in Boston, MA with his wife and their 2 gray cats, traveling to Alaska as a family for the seasonal harvest of wild sockeye salmon as East Side Setnetters on the Upper Cook Inlet.  His ongoing project "Fish Camp" documents the work and the lifestyle of his summers spent on the shores of Alaska.  He studies photography through workshops and is represented in Boston by 555 Gallery.