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Cara Tuttle

Cara Tuttle
Associate Professor
Tower 648
MA, Critical and Creative Thinking, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA; BFA, Fashion Design, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Industry Experience: 

Selected Industry Experience

  • 2010 - 2017 - Clothing Designer, US Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (Natick Labs), Natick, MA
  • 2008 - 2010 - Color Designer, Reebok International, Ltd., Boston, MA
  • 2006 - 2008 - Head Draper, The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA
  • 2005 - Costume Designer for Smoking Gun TV, Brooklyn, NY


  • "Wearable Sculpture and Performance," The New Currency Exhibit, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY 
  • "Charcoal Drawings," The Cherry Show, The Shirey, New York, NY 

Awards, Recognitions & Honors 

  • 2016 - PATENT,  Blast Debris Protective Harness (BDPH), Primary Patent Holder for US Patent, and it is currently used by the US Army as part of the Soldier Protection System (SPS)
  • 2016 - Department of the Army Certificate of Achievement 
  • 2016 - US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Tier 1 Customer Focus Team Award


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