Robert Boyer, 65, has been the Director of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Performances Series for the past fifteen years. He is the third Director of the performing arts showcase series. Boyer is also the founding President and retired Executive Director of Tennessee Presenters, a consortium of performing arts presenting organizations across Tennessee which is dedicated to bringing more and higher quality performing artists to venues across the state.

Previously, he operated a successful Chattanooga-based architectural and advertising photography business with clients across the Southeastern United States, in addition to documenting the process of Chattanooga’s renaissance throughout the 1990s and early in this decade. During that time, he also served on the board and as President of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers. His landscape and Chattanooga cityscape photographs are in the collections of numerous prominent Chattanooga residents and businesses.

An avid fly-fisherman and photographer, Boyer lives in Chattanooga with his wife, Pat. They have two grown children.