V. Elizabeth Turk

V. Elizabeth Turk

V. Elizabeth Turk

  • B.S., Louisiana State University
  • M.V.A., Georgia State University
First year at SCAD:

"Teaching is inspirational."


Collections: High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; Polaroid Corporate Collection, Boston, Massachusetts; Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta; Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, Georgia; University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia; King and Spalding, Atlanta

Awards, recognition and honors

Honoree, Georgia Women in the Visual Arts; Individual Artist grant, Georgia Council for the Arts; Individual Artist grant, Fulton County Arts Council; Individual Artist grant, Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs; Fulton County Arts Council Residency fellowship, The Hambidge Center


Society for Photographic Education

Publications and presentations


  • William P. Baldwin and V. Elizabeth Turk, "Mantelpieces of the Old South: Lost Architecture and Southern Culture," 2005.
  • Martha and Jay Shuler, "The Nature of Beauty." Editors: William P. Baldwin, Patty B. Fulcher and V. Elizabeth Turk, 2003.

Recent exhibitions

  • "Tremulous Anatomies," solo exhibition, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia, 2011.
  • "Southern Women Photographers," Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, 2010.

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • PHOT 113 Photographic Foundations I
  • PHOT 115 Black-and-white Technique
  • PHOT 220 Large-format Technique
  • PHOT 320 Alternative Photographic Processes
  • PHOT 330 The Fabricated Image
  • PHOT 480 Contemporary Issues in Photography
  • PHOT 718 Photography M.A. Portfolio
  • PHOT 719 Photographic Arts I
  • PHOT 722 Photographic Arts II
  • PHOT 723 Commercial Photography II
  • PHOT 749 Photography M.A. Final Portfolio
  • PHOT 753 Photographic Arts III
  • PHOT 764 Photographic Arts IV
  • PHOT 790 Photography M.F.A. Thesis