Biography

Truett is a fine art photographer and mixed media artist whose work is exhibited and collected worldwide.  She graduated in 2003 with a Master of Fine Arts Degree in photography from Savannah College of Art and Design with additional art training in France.  She has received numerous awards including an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Among the many publications featuring her work are: Oxford American, Art Papers, Darkroom Magazine, Petersen’s Photographic, Camera Austria, The Vanderbilt Review, SCAD Alumni Magazine, Home:Miami, deep, Skirt!  Paprika Southern, and South Magazine.  Books include Thump Queen and Other Southern Anomalies, an anthology of fine art photographs depicting the quirkier side of southern living and Vernacular Highway: the Road Less Traveled. A handmade book Relics, Ruins, and Artifacts was created in 2014.

Her work is collected by the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia and Telfair Museum of Art-Jepson Art Center in Savannah.  Her clients include Polygram Records, Sony Music, and the Ingram Group.  Her works are represented in the private collections of Troutman Sanders Attorneys-at-Law, King and Spalding LLP, Andree 3000, Rosanne Cash, Chet Atkins, Vanderbilt University, BellSouth Corporation, Savannah College of Art and Design, and the University of South Carolina. She was recently commissioned to create a body of work for the Indigo Hotel in Savannah’s historic district and a one of a kind series for Grove Point Plantation in Richmond Hill, Georgia.

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Artist’s Website

http://www.meryltruett.com/