Tameka Norris


Tameka Jenean Norris (b.1979, Guam) received her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles before graduating with an MFA from Yale University School of Art in 2012. She is currently the 2016-2017 Grant Wood Fellow at University of Iowa. She has participated in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2009), the Fountainhead Residency (2013) and the Hermitage Artist Retreat (2013) and the MacDowell Colony (2016). Her group exhibitions include Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art Norris debuted her feature length film/installation Meka Jean: How She Got Good at Prospect 3 in New Orleans (2014)