Tamarra Kaida Biography

Tamarra Kaida is an established Austria-born American photographer.

In to addition to practicing photography, Tamarra is currently a professor at the Arizona State University.

She has been awarded numerous arts and photography awards and grants and has also published two books: "Tremors from the Faultline" and "The Other Side of the House" which is a collaborative poetry and Photography book she created with the Pulitzer Prize poet Rita Dove.

This acclaimed photographer's works have been exhibited at literally hundreds of exhibitions worldwide. Some of the major collections holding her pieces are:

Arizona State University, Tempe

The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson

The International Museum of Photography

The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.

The Museum of Modern Art MOMA, NY

Los Angeles County Museum of Art LACMA, Los Angeles

The Polaroid Collection, Cambridge

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.

In the words of the Artist: `My most recent work is a mixture of video images and photographs. My interests are in how culture molds and affects us.'