“Who I Am” directed and produced by Houck Medford Documentary Artist and K.b. Medford

Image courtesy of Mike Baker

Image courtesy of Mike Baker

Mary Presson Roberts is a fine art photographer living and working in the Carolinas. Being located on the border of North and South Carolina has been a perfect location for exploring the wonders of the Carolinas.

In addition to photography, Ms. Roberts is an educator and published author in the field of education.

She received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC and her Master of Education from The Citadel, Charleston, SC.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2021 Winner Self Portrait in the 17th Julia Margaret Cameron Award Professional Section
  • 2021 Honorable Mention Self Portrait in the 17th Julia Margaret Cameron Award Professional Section
  • 2021 Honorable Mention Landscape in the 17th Julia Margaret Cameron Award Professional Section
  • 2021 Honorable Mention Children Series in the 17th Julia Margaret Cameron Award Professional Section
  • 2020 One Image selected for Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition, Boone, NC
  • 2019 Two Images selected for Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition, Boone, NC, First Place in Adventure Category
  • 2018 One Image selected for Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition, Boone, NC
  • 2017 Honorable Mention (Tier 1 Plant Life) in Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association Members Choice Contest
  • 2017 Two Images selected for Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition, Boone, NC
  • 2016 Honorable Mention (Tier 1 Landscape) in Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association Members Choice Contest
  • 2015 Bill and Kevin’s Honorable Mention at the 6th Annual Western North Carolina Foto Fest, Asheville, NC
  • 2015 Bill and Kevin’s Honorable Mention at the 6th Annual Western North Carolina Foto Fest, Asheville, NC
  • 2015 Second Place (Plants) in the Shutterbug Photography Contest at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont, NC
  • 2015 Second Place (People) in the Shutterbug Photography Contest at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont, NC
  • 2014 Honorable Mention (Advanced Small Stuff) in Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association Members Choice Contest
  • 2014 Second Place (Plants) in the Shutterbug Photography Contest at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont, NC
  • 2013 First Place (Plant Life) in Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association Members Choice Contest
  • 2013 First Place (Landscape Category) in the Audubon South Carolina Nature Photography Contest, Harleyville, SC
  • 2013 Third Place (Landscape Category) in the Audubon South Carolina Nature Photography Contest, Harleyville, SC
  • 2012 Advanced Scenic Third Place in the Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekend, Linville, NC
  • 2012 Third Place in the 8th Annual Photography Competition of the Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
  • 2012 Second Place in the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Photography Contest, Charleston, SC
  • 2012 Honorable Mention in the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Photography Contest, Charleston, SC
  • 2011 First Place in the 7th Annual Photography Competition of the Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
  • 2011 Honorable Mention in the Mooresville Artist Guild “Hot Town, Summer in the City” Photography Contest, Mooresville, NC
  • 2011 Second Place Amateur Zoo in the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Photography Contest, Charleston, SC
  • 2011 First Place Plant/Landscape in the Audubon South Carolina Nature Photography Contest Co-sponsored by the Carolinas Nature Photographers Association, Harleyville, SC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2020 Appalachian Mountain Photography Exhibition, Turchin Center,Boone, NC
  • 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Exhibition, Turchin Center,Boone, NC
  • 2018 Appalachian Mountain Photography Exhibition, Turchin Center,Boone, NC
  • 2017 Appalachian Mountain Photography Exhibition, Tuchin Center, Boone, NC
  • 2011-2012 Glennon Gallery, Tega Cay, SC
  • 2011 Point of View Gallery, Burlington, NC

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2021 Image included in Our Magnificent Planet Edited by Brooks Jensen
  • 2020 Image included in Our Magnificent Planet Edited by Brooks Jensen and Maureen Gallagher
  • 2001 Your Mentor, published by Corwin Press

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Professional Photographers of America
  • Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association
  • Charlotte Camera Club

 

PHOTOGRAPHY TEACHING

  • 2020 Photography Fridays for First Graders during Remote Learning, Charlotte, NC
  • 2018 Digital Image Processing Workshop, co-taught with Les Saucier, Charlotte, NC
  • 2017 Creativity is Key, co- taught with Lorraine Shannon, Charlotte, NC
  • 2017 Waterfall, Wildflower, and White Squirrel Workshop, co-taught with Les Saucier, Brevard, NC
  • 2016 Creativity is Key, co- taught with Lorraine Shannon, Charlotte, NC
  • 2016 Practice Makes Magic Mentorship, G+ Mentorship Program for Photographer
  • 2016 Phototour co-led with Les Saucier, Charleston, SC
  • 2016 Nature and Not Workshop, co- taught with Lorraine Shannon, Charlotte, NC

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • 2021 Carolina’s Nature Photographers Association, Easley, SC
  • 2021 Carolina’s Nature Photographers Association, Lenior, NC
  • 2021 Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association, Raleigh, NC
  • 2021 Capital City Camera Club
  • 2021 Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association, Charlotte, NC
  • 2020 Camera Club of Hendersonville
  • 2020 Kiawah Island Photography Club
  • 2019 Chicks That Click, Lexington, SC
  • 2018 Charlotte Camera Club, Charlotte, NC
  • 2017 Ballantyne Photography Club, Charlotte, NC
  • 2017 Charlotte Camera Club, Charlotte, NC
  • 2017 Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association, Triad Region, Greensboro, NC
  • 2017 Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association, Charlotte Region, Charlotte, NC
  • 2017 Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association, Foothills North Region, Lenior, NC
  • 2017 Tega Cay Art League, Tega Cay, SC
  • 2017 Grandfather Mountain Nature Photographer’s Weekend
  • 2014 Western North Carolina Foto Fest, Montreat, NC
  • 2014 Tega Cay Art League, Tega Cay, SC
  • 2014 Charlotte Photography Group, Charlotte, NC
  • 2014 Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association, Foothills South Region, Forest City, NC
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