Norma I. Quintana (born in Cleveland, Ohio, 1954) is an American photographer and educator working in the tradition of social documentary. She photographs with film, primarily in black and white using available light. Quintana has studied under Mary Ellen Mark, Graciela Iturbide and Shelby Lee Adams. She has lectured nationally at major universities, including art residencies at Penn State and American University Washington D.C. She is a founding member of the Bay Area non-profit, PhotoAlliance.

Quintana's most recent project, Circus: A Traveling Life has been published by Damiani Editore, Bologna, Italy and distributed by D.A.P. Artbook Catalog October 2014. It is her first art book.

Quintana currently lives in California with her family.

Norma I. Quintana is available for exhibitions and lectures. She can be reached at Follow her at and at @niqfoto on Twitter and see her latest photos at @normaiquintana on Instagram. View Norma I. Quintana's current CV here. Download the most recent press release here.

Limited edition, signed copies of Circus: A Traveling Life are available to order here.

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