Lisa Tuttle is an artist and arts administrator living in Atlanta. She has received numerous awards; two Southern Arts Federation/ NEA Regional Fellowships for Visual Artists in 1991 for sculpture and in 1995 for photography. In 2003, she received a travel fellowship to Belgium from the King Baudouin Foundation, US. In 2002, she completed an artist residency at Caversham Press in South Africa. She has also been a resident artist at the Hambidge Center three times (1992, 1993, and 2001). In 2007, she completed a community-based public art commission, “The Seedling Project” for the City of Atlanta’s Dunbar Neighborhood Center in Mechanicsville. In 2009, she received a Soros Foundation/Open Society Documentary Photography grant to undertake a year-long public art project “The NPU-V Photovoice Project: Taking It to the Streets” in collaboration with a grassroots advocacy group dedicated to eliminating vacant properties in several Southeast Atlanta neighborhoods, and in 2012, with collaborator Alice Lovelace, she received a 2012 Americans for the Arts Public Art Network Year–in-Review award for “Harriet Rising” as one of the top 50 public art projects in the country. Tuttle’s work is included in the MOCA GA permanent collection.