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Resume Mary Tuggle

Mary Tuggle was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.  At the age of 12 she began her interest in photography during a trip to Europe.Using her Father’s Kodak 35mm camera she shot many of Europe’s landmarks.  After studying at the SoutheastCenter of Photographic Arts she began a pet portrait business. After her children started school she began shooting portraits and fine art photographs. Her work has been exhibited nationally. Mary lives in Sumter, SC.


One Person Shows

2008                Williams Brice Edwards Gallery, Sumter Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC.

2005                Upteenth Gallery, University of South Carolina, Sumter, SC.


Selected Group Exhibitions

2013                Nostalgia, PhotoPlace Gallery, VT.  Juror, Mary Ann Lynch

2013                City Streets/Country Roads, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.  Jurors, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb. 

2012                Personal Portraits, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.  Juror, Frank H. Goodyear III.

2011                Anna Skillman Selects, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA.  Juror, Anna Skillman.

2011                Sumter Artist Guild Winners Show, Sumter SC.

2010                Sumter Artist Guild Show, First Place, Sumter SC.

2005                Over the Edge, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA.  Jurors, Chip Simone and Martin Krohne

2004                Artists Council 35th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA.  Sponsorship Award.

                        Couples in Love With Art, Patriot Hall Galleries, Sumter, SC.

                        Puppy Love and Sex Kittens Exhibit, How Original!, Laguna Beach, CA.

                        2004 National Juried Exhibition, Hilton Head Artists League, Hilton Head, SC.

                        Southern Photographers 2004, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA.  Juror, Catherine Ware.

                        Accessibility2004 Storefront Exhibits, Sumter, SC.

2003                Spoleto Festival Juried Exhibition, Charleston Visitor Center, Charleston, SC.

                        Ninth Annual National Photography Contest, Texas Artists Museum, Port Arthur, TX.
                        Emergence, 3rd Annual Women’s Caucus for Art of Georgia Members’ Show, Kennesaw State University, Fine Arts Gallery, Kennesaw, GA.

                        Accessiblity2003 Storefront Exhibits, Sumter, SC.

                        Gallery ETV 2003, Columbia, SC. Honorable Mention.


Selected Publications

2012                “Photo Review 2011 Competition,” Photo Review Competition Issue, March, 2012.

2011                “Portfolio Contest Awards,” Black & White Special Issue, Portfolio Contest Winners 2011, Merit Award.

2007                “International Photo Competition,” Photo Review 2007.

2005                “Single Image Contest Awards,” Black & White Annual 2005, Merit Award.