Yanique norman

A visual artist whose multi-media work explores themes of alienation, identity and the black psychological body.

Born in Spanish Town, Jamaica in 1981, Norman migrated to the United States and was raised in Brooklyn, New York from the age of 12. In 2005 she relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and started drawing on her own. With strong encouragement from mentor she completed her studies at Georgia State University (BFA, 2014). She is the recipient of many awards, notably the Walthall Artist Fellowship (2016) and the Mary Brock Williams Scholarship (2013). She has had works featured in national publications such as Oxford American and NOPLACELESSNESS: Art in a Post Urban Landscape and has been profiled and reviewed by various other newspapers and magazines which include The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Creative Loafing, ArtsATL and BURNAWAY. Her work can also be found in numerous museums and public collections throughout region including The High Museum of Art, Hammonds House Museum and Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries.

Norman has participated in major museum surveys Drawing Inside the Perimeter (2013) and A Surrealist Conspiracy (2010), which was organized by The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia.