Tameka Norris
New York City, New Orleans, and Los Angeles


Artist’s Statement

Tameka Norris (b. Agana, Guam) is a New Orleans-based visual and performance artist whose practice investigates identity politics, arts education, and contemporary forms of communication and media. She received an M.F.A. from Yale School of Art in 2012 and was named one of Modern Painters magazine’s 24 Artists to Watch in 2013. Norris’s work has been shown at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, in Gifted and Talented (curated by Clifford Owens) at Third Streaming Gallery, New York, and in Prospect New Orleans biennial (curated by Dan Cameron),  and Art Nova/Art Basel, Miami with Lombard Freid. Norris is scheduled to show at Studio Museum of Harlem in 2013 and Prospect 3, New Orleans biennial in 2014.

Artist’s Links

artist’s website: www.tamekanorrisart.com       

gallery links:  www.lombard-freid.com