Norman Kirkham RGI

Norman was born 1936 and attended Glasgow School of Art 1953 – 1958.

Past president of Glasgow Art Club, therapy past Honorary Secretary Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and hanger for may decades.

He is influenced by Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin, unhealthy The Glasgow Boys, cheap ed The Scottish Colourists, William Nicholson and many others – “I feel that my strengths lie in composition and design; my interests extend from Still Life and landscapes to portraiture and genre painting. In the last couple of years I have been looking at and exploring the idiosyncratic characters I see around Glasgow”

Awards: DWT Cargill Award RGI; Macfarlane Charitable Trust Award RGI; Clydesdale Bank Award RGI; Teachers Whiskey Travel Scholarship RGI and Alexander Stone Foundation RGI.

Collections include HRH The Duke of Edinburgh; Peoples Palace, Glasgow; Macfarlane Charitable Trust; Arthur Andersen and Teachers Whiskey.