On the faculty of Kansas City Art Institute since 1975, Sutton has had numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States. In 1987 the Charlotte Crosby Kemper Gallery featured his work in a seven-year survey. This exhibition detailed his development and expansion of his unique style of work. He has received several honors, including the excellence award from the Society of Contemporary Photography, the MIAA-NEA Photography Fellowship and a Fulbright Grant. Sutton?s commercial work has appeared in such prestigious publications as Artforum, Time/Life Books, Ceramics Monthly, American Crafts Magazine and Art in America. The Minneapolis Institute for the Arts, the Denver Museum, and the Belger Cartage Corporation have purchased prints by Sutton. Photo Metro published his portfolios twice and his cover photograph from it won an award for magazine publishing. This professor?s artistic interest lies in photo montage that deals with time and place in collision. Sutton successfully creates new visual possibilities out of realistic concepts. Today he continues to excite viewers with his innovative style of photography.