1938 born Leeds, Yorkshire
1957–61 Leeds College of Art
1961–4 Royal College of Art, London
1990 elected Royal Academican
The Secret Painter
Norman Ackroyd was born in Leeds, his love of landscape was nurtured on long boyhood bicycle rides in the
His work is exhibited in most major art galleries and Institutions today together with many private commissions, one of his latest being at the British Embassy in Moscow. He possesses both self belief and humility and acknowledges that he is privileged to be living in a society that gives him the freedom to be an artist. We in turn are privileged to be able to display his work and to offer it to you.