Jesse Stansfield is an artist and educator from Massachusetts. He earned his B.A. in photography from Brooks Institute of Photography, and is currently an M.F.A. candidate at Lesley University College of Art and Design. He teaches darkroom and digital photography at Salem High School in Salem, MA. His personal work focuses on issues of culture and politics in and around the landscape, and most recently is interested in ethnographic observation of the recreational users of the tidal marsh on the north shore of Massachusetts.