Tema Stauffer is the recipient of a Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship award for her current series, Southern Fiction. She also received a Small Grant Award in 2019 and a Major Grant Award in 2020 for this body of work from East Tennessee State University’s Research Development Committee.

Southern Fiction will be exhibited in solo exhibitions at Biggin Gallery at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama from October 24-27 and Tracey Morgan Gallery in Asheville, North Carolina from November 5 – December 31, 2021.

Daylight Books published a monograph of Upstate: Photographs by Tema Stauffer with essays by novelist Xhenet Aliu and photo scholar Alison Nordström in fall 2018.

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Upstate was nominated for the Unveil’d Photobook Award 2018.