Sophy Tuttle is an artist living and working in the Boston area. She is inspired by animals, plants, and the natural world. She is currently looking for opportunities to paint murals with an environmentalist focus. For questions or commissions, please email her.

Email: sophy@sophytuttle.com

Phone: (978)394-1954


2004-2008 RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD), BFA Illustration. Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.

2013-2015 SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (SMFA), Certificate Graphic Design. Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

2017-2019 (expected completion) HARTFORD ART SCHOOL, Master’s in Interdisciplinary Art. Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A.

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

  • Juror’s Prize for “Trapped”. ArtsWorcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2017)
  • Key to the City of Worcester for POWWOW! Mural. Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2016)
  • BRA Working Artist Certification. Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2015)
  • ARQUETOPIA Artist’s Residency, Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico (2013)
  • ROLLSTONE STUDIOS Resident Artist. Fitchburg, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2011)
  • American Illustration. Chosen Artist Award. Online Exhibition. (2009)
  • Illustration West 47, Society of Illustrators Annual, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. (2008)

Solo Exhibitions

  • Starving Artist Gallery, Keene, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

Group Exhibitions

  • “Fay Chandler Emerging Artists Awards”, Boston City Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2017)
  • “Kingdom Animalia: Illustrations from New England”, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut, U.S.A. (2017)
  • “Earth Mother”, Gallery Z, Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2017)
  • “Happy Our!”, NineDot Gallery, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2017)
  • “Seventeenth ArtsWorcester Biennial”, ArtsWorcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2017)
  • “Women’s Works: 30th Anniversary”, Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, Illinois, U.S.A. (2017)
  • “Juror’s Choice”, UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2016)
  • “Members Show 2016” Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2016)
  • “UFG: The First Five Years” UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2016)
  • “The Holiday Show”, Pearl Street Gallery, Chelsea, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2015)
  • “Black Mass”, Eridanos, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2015)
  • “Wicked and Weird” UFORGE Gallery, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2015)
  • “Showcase of Contemporary Art”, The Brush Gallery, Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2015)
  • “One Year Anniversary Show”, Revival Gallery, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2014)
  • “Current”, Rumor Nightclub, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (2014)
  • “Crisis and Response”, Red Sun Press, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, U.S.A (2010)
  • “The Art of Illustration”, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, Maryland, U.S.A. (2009)
  • “Society of Illustrators: Illustration West: 47”, Gallery Nucleus, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. (2008)
  • “Bang!”, RISD Illustration Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. (2008)

Public Art

  • POWWOW! Worcester” International Mural Festival, Worcester, MA, U.S.A. (2016)
  • “Public Pianos”, City of Fitchburg, MA, U.S.A. (2015)
  • “Paintbox”, City of Boston, MA, U.S.A. (2015)
  • Marion Stoddart Nashua River Mural“, Riverfront Park, Fitchburg, MA, U.S.A. (2014)
  • “Whale Talk Mural”, SiKanda, Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico (2013)
  • “Collaborative New England Mural”, Twin Rivers Casino, Lincoln, RI, U.S.A. (2007)

Selected Clients

  • The City of Boston
  • The City of Worcester
  • The City of Somerville
  • The City of Fitchburg
  • Insight Editions
  • Merrimack Valley Magazine
  • Dancing Goat Dairy
  • Nirvana Chocolates
  • The Massachusetts Beverage Alliance
  • Backlash Beer Company
  • Whole Terrain Magazine (Antioch University New England)
  • Delaware Today
  • Natick Historical Society

Memberships and Affiliations

Arts Worcester

Gallery 263



Download Samples of My Work

Tearsheet 1 – Realistic Animals (Color)

Tearsheet 2 – Anthropomorphic Animals (Black & White)

Tearsheet 3 – Realistic Animals (Black & White)

Tearsheet 4 – People (Black & White)

Tearsheet 5 – Birds (Color)