Meryl Truett

  • B.A., University of South Carolina
  • M.Ed, University of South Carolina
  • M.M.A., University of South Carolina
  • M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

"My goals as a teacher are to encourage my students to learn to think, to express themselves articulately, to experience those 'a-ha' moments that inspire them to be creative artists and accomplished photographers."

Meryl Truett | Photography professor

Awards, recognition and honors

Society for Photographic Education adjunct scholarship; named one of "Five Artists To Collect" by Savannah Morning News and Coastal Art and Antiques magazine; collections and commissions: Telfair Museum of Art/Jepson Center, Savannah, Georgia, Vanderbilt University Art Collection, Nashville, Tennessee


College Art Association, Society for Photographic Education

Previous Positions

Freelance photographer, artist and writer; executive director, Film/Video Festival, Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee; director of visual arts for Summer Lights Arts Festival and Special Arts Projects produced by Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission

Publications and presentations

  • Society for Photographic Education national conference, Dallas, Texas.
  • Lecture: "You Can't Get There From Here," 2009
  • The South Magazine, photo essay, 2009
  • HOME Fort Lauderdale Magazine, Modern Masters Series, 2007