Norman Ackroyd CBE RA: Northern Etchings

6th May - 3rd June

Upper Gallery

The Zillah Bell Gallery is proud to have the largest collection of Norman Ackroyd CBE RA’s work outside his studio. This exhibition, which opens on 6th May, shows a collection of his northern etchings.

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.

The private view is on Friday 5th May from 6.30 – 8.30pm. We do hope you can join us.

Please note that the images shown here may differ from the etchings chosen for the exhibition. The website will be updated closer to the time of the exhibition to reflect the actual work that will be on show.