On Saturday 9th Feb we where delighted to welcome Norman Ackroyd CBE RA to our studio. It was an amazing day of talks, demonstrations, printing and discussing techniques.
Norman Ackroyd CBE RA studied at Leeds College of Art from 1956 to 1961, and subsequently at the Royal College of Art, London from 1961 to 1964.
Ackroyd has had many solo exhibitions, both in Britain and internationally, including Anderson O’Day; Aitken Dott, Edinburgh; Jersey Arts Centre, Channel Islands and the Compass Gallery, Glasgow. Solo shows abroad include the National Museum of Art, Santiago, Chile; Jan Turner, Los Angeles; Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia and the Mickleson Gallery, Washington DC.
Ackroyd has also received several public mural commissions, produced in etched stainless steel or bronze.
Norman Ackroyd was elected a Royal Academician in 1991 and was made Senior Fellow, Royal College of Art in 2000.
Ackroyd lives and works in London.