WIDFORD UNDER WYCHWOOD
Medium: original artist’s etching/aquatint, in black and white,
signed, dated, titled and numbered by the artist
Size: paper 280 x 390 mms; image size 120 x 220 mms
Condition: mint | unframed
SPECIAL NOTES The plate was hand printed by Norman Ackroyd at his Bermondsey studio over Christmas 1992/93. This edition of 275 was specially made to raise funds for the non-profit art publishing collective: Art Line (now State Media / Bermondsey Project Space).
Born in 1938, in Leeds, Yorkshire, Norman Ackroyd studied at Leeds College of Art (1956 to 1961) and the Royal College of Art (1961 to 1964). He was elected a Royal Academician in 1991 and was made Senior Fellow, Royal College of Art in 2000. He lives and works in London. Ackroyd is widely regarded as the pre-eminent practitioner of his generation in the art of etching and engraving.
Norman Ackroyd was appointed CBE in 2007.
He has exhibited globally with works in major galleries and museums across the world, including: British Museum; Tate; MoMA.NY; National Gallery, Washington DC; V&A; Stedelijk and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Albertina, Vienna; Chicago Art Institute; etc. Ackroyd has won numerous awards, including the South East States Open Exhibition, Carolina, USA in 1969; the Bradford International Print Biennale in 1972 and 1982; the Royal Society of Etchers and Engravers in 1984 and1985 and the Frechen Triennale, Germany in 1986.
The artist has also received several public mural commissions, produced in etched stainless steel or bronze, including a bronze mural for the Main Hall of the British Embassy, Moscow.
These exclusive prints are available to view online and in person at Bermondsey Project Space from Saturday 12 December.
Prints can be purchased in person, or by contacting the Gallery
0203 441 5152
Please note that postage/packaging/delivery is not included