One of Britain’s most famous contemporary printmakers, Norman Ackroyd studied at Leeds College of Art (1956-1961) and at the Royal College of Art (1961-1964). Since that time his art has been widely exhibited throughout the world. Some of the many museums which include his original prints in their permanent collections are, the British Museum, the Tate Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, the Albertina Museum, Vienna, and the Rijks museum, Amsterdam.
Norman Ackroyd currently lives and works in London. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1989 and a full Academician in 1991.