Tiffany Joy Sutton 

B. 1981; St.Louis, MO.

sutton.tiffany@gmail.com 

www.tiffjtiffsutton.com 

314-783-6969


Education  

2018- 2019 Regional Arts Commission, Teaching Artist Institute

2001-2003 Washington University in St. Louis - St.Louis, MO - Photography - audit course work

1999-2001 St.Louis Community College- Florissant Valley, MO - Photography- audit course work 


Visiting - Teaching Artist - Workshops

November 2021 - Portrait Day with Tiff Sutton at G-CADD!

October 2020 - Portrait Day with Tiff Sutton at G-CADD!

August 2019 - May - 2020 - Teaching Artists - Photography - Intersect Arts Center, St.Louis, MO 

June - July 2019 - Teaching Artist - General Arts Education - St.Louis Artist Guild, St.Louis, MO

October 2019 - Maker’s Night: Instant Portraits with Tiffany Sutton - Photography - Laumeier Sculpture Park, St.Louis, MO

September 2019 - Free Family Day - Art at a Boiling Point! - Camera Obscura - Laumeier Sculpture Park, St.Louis, MO 

October 2017 - Pinhole Photography - New Art in the Neighborhood  - Contemporary Art Museum - St.Louis, MO


Group and Solo Exhibitions


2022- Nytjagmurinn “The Thrift Container” - Laugarvatn, Iceland 

2022 - Tiff Sutton - Kansas Public Library - Kansas City, Kansas

2021- Without Geography You Are Nowhere/Everywhere - Online Exhibition 

2021- Take Care, Vera - Museum Blue - Online Exhibition 

2021-  Black Landscape - St.Louis Artists Guild, St.Louis, MO

2021 - Long View - Airport Gallery - St.Louis, MO

2021 - In the City: Memories of Black Presence - Online Exhibition 

2021 - Through Different Eyes: Voices Amplified - St.Louis Artists Guild

2021 - Black Body Radiation- St.Louis Public Library - Online Exhibition 

2020 - Black Nonpareil - Angad Arts Hotel, St.Louis, MO

2020 - Two Way Lens: Portraits as Empathy - Humble Arts Foundation; Online Exhibition

2020 - Exhibition #24 - G- Cadd Gallery - Granite City, Ill 

2020 - Girls with Fruit Vol. II - St.Louis Lambert Airport - St.Louis, MO

2020 - Black Body Radiation - Contemporary Art Gallery - St.Louis Community College, St.Louis, MO

2019 - Black Photo - St.Louis Community College, St.Louis, MO 

2019 - Girls with Fruit - The Dark Room, St.Louis, MO 

2019 - The Color of My Love is Blue - University City Library, The Gallery, St.Louis, MO 

2019 - Sutton’s In Technicolor - Erica Popp Gallery, St.Louis, MO 

2019 - Girls with Fruit Redux - The Royale, St.Louis, MO 

2018 - Art Is For Everyone - Erica Popp Gallery, St.Louis, MO 

2018 - Rose Raft’s Artist-In-Residence Exhibition - Flood Plain, St.Louis, MO 

2018 - Girls with Fruit - South City Art Supply, St.Louis, MO 

2017 - Luxury Items - Cranky Yellow, St.Louis, MO 

2011 - Portion Control - PSTL, St.Louis, MO

2002 - View Point - City Museum, St.Louis, MO

2000 - 8 Artist - North Gallery, St.Louis, MO 


Artist Talks 

2021 - Marketing Your Art – Panel Discussion with Guild Executive Director, Kathryn Nahorski, and Education Director, Tiffany Sutton

2021 - In the Studio with Tiff J. Sutton International Photography Hall of Fame - 

2021 - Artist Talk for Take Care, Vera, via Zoom - University of Missouri in St.Louis

2020 - Two Black Artists In Conversation x Lola Ogbara, Aaron Brown, Paul Impagi Sepuya 

2020 -  Artist Talk for Black Body Radiation via Zoom - St. Louis Community College - Forest Park - St.Louis, MO

2019 - Cocktails and Conversations: Artist Talk with Tiffany Sutton - Laumeier Sculpture Park, St.Louis, MO 

June 2019 -  Artist Talk for Sutton’s In Technicolor - Erica Popp Gallery, St. Louis, MO

April 2019 - Closing Residency Artist Talk - Paul Artspace, St.Louis, MO


Residencies 

2022 - Gullkistan Center for Creativity, Laugardalur Valley, Iceland

2020 - Remote Residency, The Travel Agency 

2019 - Community Artist In  Residence,  Laumeier Sculpture Park, St.Louis, MO

2019 - Paul Artspace, St.Louis, MO 

2019 - Artist in Residence, Vashon High School, Contemporary Art Museum ArtReach, St.Louis, MO

2018 - Artist in Residence, Vashon High School, Contemporary Art Museum ArtReach, St.Louis, MO 

2018 - Rose Raft Artist in Residence; New Douglass, Ill 


Fellowships

2020- #InTheCity Visual Arts  Fellowship - Harvard University


Awards 

2022 - MAPS Mock Trial Grant - Midwest Arts Projects

2022 - Puffin Foundation Award

2022 - Black Women Photographer + Nikon Grant - $10,000 Grant winner

2020 - Artist Relief Fund - Covid -19 Grant -  Regional Arts Commission  

2020 - Futures Fund - Grant - The Luminary 

2020 - A Sustaining Arts Practice Fund (ASAP Fund) - Grant - The Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

2019 - Regional Art Commission Artist Support Grant 

1999 - Photographer of the Year - St.Louis Community College - Florissant Valley


Publications 

2022 - Grant - winning portraits of Black women fracture the mythical monolith - NPR - The Picture Show https://www.npr.org/sections/pictureshow/2022/02/01/1073813489/black-women-fracture-the-mythical-monolith

2022 - Black Women Photographers’ Grant Awards $50,000 to 12 Recipients - Rangefinder 

2021 - These Photographs Celebrate All Kinds of Motherhood https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/piapeterson/what-motherhood-means

2020  - Celebrating Ourselves: Self - Portraits by Women and Non-Binary Photographers https://theluupe.com/blog/2020/12/10/celebrating-ourselves-self-portraits-by-women-and-non-binary-photographers/ 

 2020 - Layers of Representation In Multiple Exposures - http://hafny.org/blog/2020/12/layers-of-representation-in-multiple-exposures 

2020 - G- CADD Reopens Its (naturally socially distanced) Campus This Evening - stlmag.com

2020 - The Future Of Analog - hazelartmag.com

2020 -  Mom - Online Exclusive - Period. 

2020 - Tiffany Goes to Harvard - Juana Magazine 

2019 - Tiff j Tiff Sutton & the ‘ Visual Style of Vulnerability’ - St.Louis Small Press Expo 

2018 - Vashon through the Lens - HEC-TV 

2018 - Vashon through a Lenses - Riverfront Times 

2011 - St. Louis Art Capsules -Jessica Baran Encapsulates the St. Louis Art Scene - Riverfront 

Times Online 

2000 - North Gallery Opens New Storefront Art Show - North County Journal 



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