Norman Cornish

A self painted portrait of Norman Cornish Norman Cornish, Self-Portrait, Oil on board, 61 x 51cm
Permanent Collection
© Northumbria University

The official website of the artist Norman Cornish

Here you can learn more about Norman Cornish, access educational resources and discover details of current, forthcoming & past exhibitions. Take a look inside Norman’s studios, visit the gallery to look at some examples from his sketch books and view some of his most popular works. The latest news page will help to keep you up to date with new exhibitions and information about the Norman Cornish Trail.

The Norman Cornish Trail

The Norman Cornish Trail was launched to celebrate the Norman Cornish Centenary Year.

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Norman Cornish - A Man of Destiny

Norman Cornish MBE was perhaps the most famous artist to emerge from the North East of England in the 20th Century and he became one of the most famous British artists of his time. His work is held in public and private collections throughout the UK and abroad.

There are few people in the North East who would fail to instantly recognise the work of Norman Cornish. His evocative paintings and drawings provide an unrivalled social record as a Chronicler of an important era in English history

His journey from miner, to professional artist, is a story of determination and resilience to overcome hardship and prejudice.

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Official Prints and Reproductions

We're also the official retailer for prints of Norman Cornish artwork, reproductions of his paintings and posters from past exhibitions. All of the prints, reproductions and posters we sell can be delivered unmounted, mounted or framed. We offer frames in matt black or gold.

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Original Norman Cornish Artworks for Sale

If you wish to purchase original work by Norman Cornish visit our Price List to find out more. If you're contemplating buying an original from elsewhere we strongly suggest visiting our Buyers Guide, this will help you determine the authenticity of the artwork. To verify provenance, authenticity or seek other advice then please use our enquiries page.

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