Born in eastern Kentucky, Morgan Hornsby (b. 1997) is a photographer and educator. She studied photojournalism and history at Western Kentucky University and photography at the Danish School of Media and Journalism. She works as an editorial photographer for clients including the New York Times, The Marshall Project, The Guardian and New York Magazine. She currently lives in Tennessee, where she teaches art in rural county jails.
Using traditional documentary photography practices in her project Before I Go, Hornsby examines her interpersonal relationships in the context of her family’s Appalachian landscape.