Norman Ackroyd RA (b. 1938)

Norman Ackroyd 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. Recent commissions include Lloyds Bank, London; British Airways, Birmingham Airport; Freshfields, London; Tetrapack, Stockley Park, Heathrow; a bronze mural for the Main Hall of the British Embassy, Moscow; and Lazards Bank, Stratton Street, London W1.

Norman Ackroyd was elected a Royal Academician in 1991 and was made Senior Fellow, Royal College of Art in 2000. In 2007 was awarded a CBE for services to Engraving and Printing. Ackroyd lives and works in London.


Royal Academician


Born: 1938 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Nationality: British

Elected ARA: 4 May 1988

Elected RA: 26 June 1991

Elected Senior RA: 1 October 2013

Professor of Printmaking: 1999 - 2000

Gender: Male

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Preferred media: Printmaking, Etching, and Painting

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