Norman Ackroyd CBE RA

The Zillah Bell Gallery houses the largest collection of works by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA outside his studio.

We have both framed and unframed work by Norman Ackroyd, and you can purchase unframed work through our online shop. We have more works in our Ackroyd Room in the gallery itself, see our full list of Norman Ackroyd’s work and get in touch if you would like to arrange a time to come in and see the collection.

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.

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.

Ackroyd lives and works in London.