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Tamara Natalie Madden
Tamara Natalie Madden (August 16, 1975 – November 4, 2017) was a Jamaican-born American painter and mixed-media artist working. Madden's paintings are allegories whose subjects are the people of the African diaspora. After her solo exhibition in 2004, Madden relocated near Atlanta, Georgia. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica. She studied at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
Her first solo exhibition was in 2004, and it got her an interview with the late James Auer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In 2007, Madden debuted a series entitled, "Kings & Queens", which focused on heightening the everyday person. Her work continues to focus on recognizing nobility, honor and respect in those often overlooked by society.
- Auer, James (16 June 2004). After poverty and illness, artist paints to survive. http://www.jsonline.com/. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- "Artist who painted ordinary people into royalty dies at 42" (in en). 10 November 2017. http://www.fresnobee.com/entertainment/article183994946.html.