Lisa McGaughey Tuttle

Title: Artist, Curator
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Lisa Tuttle, Artist and Curator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the fields of artistic creation and curation.

Ms. Tuttle studied at the University of North Carolina in 1970, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in humanities and painting from New College in 1974. She continued her studies at the Atlanta College of Art from 1980 to 1981, and studied at Georgia State University from 1983 to 1986. From 1983 to 1985, she worked as associate curator for the Nexus Contemporary Art Center, rising to the rank of gallery director before her departure in 1986. Ms. Tuttle then became gallery director of the Atlanta College of Art, and has also served as visual arts director of the Arts Festival of Atlanta since 1993. She has worked as the public art program coordinator for Fulton County Arts & Culture since 2003. As an artist, her works have been featured in several exhibitions, including the Spalding Nix Gallery, {Poem88}, the Sandler Hudson Gallery, and the Albany Museum of Art.

As a member of the Hammonds House Museum, the High Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Ms. Tuttle has been an active member of her local art community. She has served on the Public Art Advisory Board for the city of Atlanta, the Bureau of Cultural Affairs, and the Georgia Council of Arts. Her dedication and excellence have been recognized with awards including the Artist-in-Residence Award from FCAC Caversham Press, the travel fellowship from the King Baudouin Foundation, and the Documentary Photography Distribution Award from the Soros Foundation/Open Society Institute. She is most proud of winning the Arts Public Art Network Year-in-Review in 2012, along with writer and activist Alice Lovewright. In the coming years, she hopes to focus more on her work, and as a testament to her success, she was featured in the 20th edition of Who’s Who of American Women, and the 60th edition of Who’s Who in America.

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