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November 19, 2018

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Tammy Cromer Photo Productions

Photographer/Author/Filmmaker/Gallery Director/Blogger/Youtube

Dallas, TX


2006 Fruit of the Orchard Environmental Justice in East Texas, published by University of North Texas Press.


20 plus years experience photographing Traditional Still Formats for print publications including 4x5, 120, 135, and High Resolution Digital Formats. Since 2007 HD Video, including Nikon DSLR, Panasonic G4 4K video camera, Sennheiser ew100G2 wireless mics, a Zoom audio recorder, and a Rodeo Shotgun mic. I organize and hire the needed staff and talent to assist me to complete all assignments. Organized photo assignments in Hong Hong including renting equipment and hiring an assistant.


Architecture, Corporate, Editorial, Executive Portraits, Fashion, Food, Industrial, Landscape and Motor Coaches


Technical lighting techniques for still and video, all traditional camera formats, extensive Adobe Production Suite CC, includes Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Soundbooth, After Effects, Encore, Flash, Illustrator. Created an efficient digital workflow and archiving system. Other software proficiency include MicroSoft Word, Excel, and Entourage, Wordpress, and Transmit. I like to be involved with all aspects of the assignments including: organizing talent, scheduling, and scouting. I enjoy working as a part of a team and working solo.


CNN, National Geographic, Neiman Marcus, Sothebys, People Magazine, Texas Monthly, Houston Chronicle, Sierra Club, Studio Now, 1 Better Advertising, Uniquely Longview, E the Environmental Magazine, RobRoy/DuoLine, Central Market, A.G. Edwards, Fischer Verlag, Pennsylvania Press, Routledge Press, Hearst Corporation, Borg Warner, Vance Publishing, Foretravel Motor Coaches, Cheddars Casual Café, Posados Mexican Café, Frye International, Marshall Pottery, East Texas Medical Center, Good Shepherd Medical Center, University of Texas Health Center Tyler,, Brookshires, Temple Inland, Bear Creek Smokehouse, Quick and Easy Crochet, American Society of Needlecraft, DRG Publications, and manage my own podcasts, youtube videos and blog.


Manage personal Facebook account plus 4 Facebook pages, Twitter, Youtube, and Linkedin.



2018 –

A Plus Staffing

4807 W Lovers Ln #205

Dallas, TX 75209


Punk in Drublic




1989 -1996

The Needlecraft Shop/Annies Attic

A Craft Publication Company

Senior Photographer

Big Sandy, Tx.,

Photographed Still Lifes in innovative ways including conceptual and building and styled room sets, purchased, equipment, made recommendations for improvement. Implemented current trends and technologies.


Strictly Petites Fashion Catalog House,

Fashion Photographer

Kilgore, Texas.


Annies Attic

Fashion Photography Assistant

Big Sandy, Texas.

1982 – 1986

La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant


Kilgore, Texas

1979 – 1982


Head Bartender

Longview, TX

1978 – 1979

Gonzalos Mexican Restaurant

Head Bartender

Longview, TX


Associates of Applied Arts Degree; Commercial Photography, including Broadcast Journalism;

Kilgore College; TX. O. Rufus Lovett

Workshop Studies with Ruth Bernhard, Dan Burkholder, Arnold Newman, John Carroll, Keith Carter, Rod Dresser, Michael Kenna, Ray McSaveney, John Sexton, Harvey Stein, Fernanda Rossi, Cole Weston, & Kim Weston.


Texas Photographic Society Board of Trustees since 1999 -2010

Longview Museum of Fine Arts Board of Trustees since 1994- 2004

Longview Museum of Fine Arts PhotoVeiw Curator/Coordinator.

Founder of PhotoView and coordinated the workshops and exhibits including contacting the artists, arranged travel and hotel, scheduled the workshops and wrote the grants to fund the projects. Students came from all over the United States to attend PhotoView.

2002 Martin Luther King Exhibition A Spiritiual with John T Biggers, Charles Criner, Earlie Hudnall, and Harvey Johnson

2000- Peter H. Halpert Workshop and LMFA Photographic Invitational Exhibit

1998 Ruth Bernhard and Michael Kenna Workshop and LMFA’s Inaugural Exhibition in new location

1996-Rod Dresser, Kim Weston and Margaret Weston Workshop and LMFA Photographic Invitational


2016 Longview photographer creates film to fight trafficking, Longview News Journal front page, above the fold.

Video Clip:

2015 Her Texas, Book, Story, Image, Poem& Song, A Collection of Texas Women Artists, Writers, and Thinkers. Edited by Donna Walker-Nixon, Casey Burleson, Rachel Crawford, and Ashley Palmer

2011 Crazy Toy Camera Magazine, I Wanted to be a Rock and Roll Photographer,

2007 American Public Media's The Story, Don't Drink the Water CHOICE Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, July 2007, Vol. 44 No. 11, Science and Technology, Middleton, CTJournal of the American Studies Association of Texas, Volume 38, November 2007 Houston Chronicle's Zest,

2006 Photo Techniques Magazine, March/April issue, pg 5, staff report.

Dallas Morning News, Guide Live, Review by Mona Reader

` Austin American Statesman, Review by

The Gilmer Mirror, Review by Sarah Greene.

Photo District News, August 2006, pp 36 – 40, “Pay to Play Publishing”, Jay Nallin, Writer

2005 Photo Techniques Magazine, Sept./Oct. 2005, pp 32-35, “Documentary Photography Today/Tending the Fire Striking New Sparks, A. D. Coleman, Writer

2004 The Japanese Rachel Carson Journal, Takako Taniwaki, Writer.

2003 Texas Magazine, Houston Chronicle, May 25, Cover & pp 8-14, “The Day Columbia Fell to Earth, East Texans remember the morning of February 1st in their own words”

2001 Camera Arts Magazine, Feb/March 2001, Cover & pp. 26-31, “Shining a Light into the Dark,”

Claire Sykes, Writer

Foto Mundo Magazine, Jan 2001, pp. 28-32, “Efectos Ambientales, Frutos del

Huerto, Polucion, Justica Ambiental Y Responsabilidad Social,” Argentina.Silvia

Mangiarlardi, Writer


2017 Body & Soul Breaking Free, Tammy Cromer Gallery, Dallas, TX

2016 Body & Soul Breaking Free, Longview Public Library.

2011 Heal Our World Film Screening, Heroes of the Gulf, Gregg County Historical Museum/ArtWalk,

Longview, TX

2010 Dying for Profit, Southwest Media Project SWAMP/FOTOFEST 2010 Film Screening for Select Texas Filmmakers Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Brown Auditorium, Houston, TX.

2009 Environmental Justice in the USA, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Dallas, TX.

2008 Environmental Justice in the USA, SWAMP/FOTOFEST 2008 Film Screening for Select Texas Filmmakers, Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s, Brown Auditorium

Environmental Justice in the USA, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Denver, CO.


2011 Fruit of the Orchard/Dying for Profit Intersections in Photography panel discussion on The Environment, Austin Center for Photography, Austin, TX

2010 Fruit of the Orchard/Dying for Profit, Environmental Justice Conference Encuentro 2010, Houston, TX

2010 Fruit of the Orchard/Dying for Profit, Friends of the Lee Library Meet the Author, Gladewater, TX

Fruit of the Orchard/Dying For Profit, Umbrella Arts, New York, NY


2018 Milagro El Revelar, Secretos Oscuros, A Retrospective, Tammy Cromer, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

2017 Milagro El Revelar, A Retrospective, Tammy Cromer Gallery, Dallas, TX

2015 Observations, TCC PHOTO GALLERY, Longview, TX

2008 POWER Texas A&M 2nd Floor Gallery, Commerce, TX


Environmental Justice in the USA. Citizen’s League for Environmental Action Now CLEAN Houston, TX

2007 Fruit of the Orchard. McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Fruit of the Orchard. Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA

Fruit of the Orchard. CLEAN, Houston, TX

2003 Fruit of the Orchard. Vermont Environmental Law Center, South Royalton, VT

2001 Fruit of the Orchard. Anne Turke Fine Arts Gallery, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

Fruit of the Orchard. Communication and Environment Conference, University of

Cincinnati, Slide presentation and panel discussion: Between Art and Advocacy, Cincinnati, OH

Fruit of the Orchard. University of North Texas, Center for Environmental Philosophy, Eagle Hall,

Environmental panel discussion Denton, TX

2000 Fruit of the Orchard. Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law,

In conjunction with Fotofest, Houston, TX

1998 Milagro Para Revelar. Solo Exhibition. The Image Gallery, Longview, TX

1994 Solo Exhibition. Kilgore College Photography Gallery, Kilgore, TX


2018 UT-Dallas Comer Photography Collection, Memory: Mystery, Magic, and Make-believe, curated by PhD student Anna Fritzel

2011 Heal Our World, Blue Earth Photographers, John Trotter, Tammy Cromer-Campbell, and Benjamin Drummend


2010 Environmental Photography Exhibition, American Mountaineering Center, during the Colorado Environmental film festival, Golden, CO. Opens November 5, 2010

2010 Holga Inspire, Gallery 27, Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA.

Picturing an Ethical Economy, Trinity Museum, New York, New York

Holga Inspire, The Gallery at Hallmark, Turner Falls, MA

Holga Inspire, Umbrella Arts, New York, New York

2009 Holga Inspire, TCC PHOTO GALLERY, Longview, TX

Holga Inspire, Bangkok, Thialand

2008 Blue Earth Alliance Project Photographers City Hall, Seattle, WA

2007 Fruit of the Orchard Limited Editions, Firehouse Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX

2006 Fruit of the Orchard, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Fruit of the Orchard, Washington State Trade and Convention Center, Seattle, WA

2005 Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR

2005 Krappy Kamera. Show, Soho Photo, New York, NY, Dan Burkholder, juror

2004 Members Show. Texas Photographic Society, San Marcos, TX, Bill Whitliff, juror



E3 Gallery; Mary Ann Fahey, New York, NY

Photographic Image Gallery, Guy Swanson, Portland, OR.

Weston Gallery; Margaret Weston; Carmel, CA

Formerly with the Image Bank and Swanstock

COLLECTIONS: Public and Private

The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas; Permanent Collection; Curator: Anne W. Tucker.

Museet for Fotokunst; Odense, Denmark, Permanent Collection; Curator Finn Thrane.

The Art Museum, Princeton University; Princeton, NJ; Peter Bunnell.

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center; UT; Austin, TX, Perm. Collection; Curator Roy Flukinger.

Longview Museum of Fine Arts; Longview, Texas; Permanent Collection.

Spencer Throckmorton, Throckmorton Fine Art; New York, New York.

The Gernsheim Collection; the late Helmut Gernsheim; Castagnola, Switzerland.


2012 International Photography Awards 2012, Texas Drought Landscapes, Honorable Mention

2010 Southwest Alternate Media Project Fotofest 2010 Video Winner, Dying for Profit. Houston, TX

2009 Green Dot Award 1st Place under Entertainment and Culture, Fruit of the Orchard, Los Angeles, CA

Holga Inspire Featured Photographer, Holga Inspire website, Hong Kong

100 Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet for the National Women's History Project, March is National Women's History Month, Fruit of the Orchard to Environmental Justice in the USA, Santa Rosa, CA

2008 Fotofest2008/SWAMP Southwest Alternative Media Project Screening Award, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Brown’s Auditorium, Houston, TX, Environmental Justice in the USA

The Society for Photographic Educators National Conference Agents of Change: Art and Advocacy, Denver, CO Imagemaker Presenter, Fruit of the Orchard to Environmental Justice in the USA

2007 Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris, Honorable Mention, Paris, France.

Blue Earth Alliance Sponsored Project for Fruit of the Orchard to Environmental Justice in the USA

2006 Silver Addie. East Texas Advertising Federation, Christmas Card.

2005 Blue Earth Alliance Sponsored Project for Fruit of the Orchard

Two Gold Addies. East Texas Advertising Federation, Christmas Card and Self-Promo

2003 The Golden Light Awards, Print Competition, Portraits and People, Fragments 1st Place

2001 The Friends of Photography Ruttenberg Awards Finalist, Juror: Author Ollman

1999 The Blue Earth Alliance Grant Recipient. FOTO $4,500 Seattle, WA.

1998 The Golden Light and Ernst Haas Awards, Top 100 Photographers. New York, NY

Blue Earth Alliance, Certificate of Merit. Benham Photography Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Jurors: Brooks Jensen and Patrick Donehue

1997 Texas Photographic Society Members Show. Austin, TX. Juror: Charles Stainback

Photo America’s Exhibition. Jurors: Roy Flukinger, Peter H. Halpert, Jo Leggett.

The Friends of Photography Ruttenberg Foundation Awards Finalist. Juror: Frish Brandt

1996 The Golden Light & Ernst Haas Awards, Top 100 Photographers. NY Jurors: Sam Abell,

Marianne Fulton, Kathy Ryan, Janit Swan-Bush

Texas Photographic Society Governor’s Exhibition. First Place, San Antonio, TX

Juror: Roy Flukinger

Women’s Art Works, 100 Women, 100 Works. The Women’s Foundation of the

Genessee Valley

1992 Advertising Photographers of America (APA) Second Annual Awards Book Two.

First Award.

1990 APA First Annual APA Book One; Distinguished Merit Award

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