Tyler Norman and Jose Perez

Tyler Norman was born in Taylor, Texas, on August 24, 1925. Her family moved to Houston in 1927, where Tyler spent her childhood. After high school, she attended the University of Houston, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts School, and the University of St. Thomas in Houston.

Tyler began painting professionally in 1962. She has taught children and adults painting and sculpture through her own studio, and has travelled the world, gaining inspiration for her paintings. Tyler now lives in Norman's Crossing, Texas, with her husband, Jock.