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KS2 Resources

KS2 Educational Resources

As part of our ongoing commitment to support education, Dorothy Cornish, Norman's daughter-in-law (who has an extensive background in primary education), has prepared educational activities that can be used by teachers and parents to guide learning when focusing on Norman Cornish artwork. The documents have been written with the National Curriculum in mind and adopt a cross-curricular approach.

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New About

Norman Cornish is undoubtedly the most celebrated mining artist and one of the most sought-after British Artists of the 20th century. For over 50 years his images of the miner's working life and his observation of social activities have intrigued an appreciative audience.

Norman was born on the 18th of November 1919 in the small town of Spennymoor. At the age of just 14 Norman left school and began work as a coal miner. From a young age Norman had always been passionate about drawing and painting and he soon became aware of sketching club the Spennymoor Settlement. Norman was accepted as a member at the age of 15, giving him the opportunity to meet other likeminded artists and ultimately offering him the opportunity to exhibit his work.

Over the years Norman's work was exhibited more and more however it was only in 1966 that Norman chose to leave the pits and, with huge support from his wife Sarah, worked to become a professional painter. In the years that followed Norman became known as one of the most sought-after contemporary painters in the country. In 1974 Norman was awarded an honorary Master of Arts degree from Newcastle University and in 1995 awarded an honorary Doctorate in Civil Law from the University of Northumbria, to whom he presented a body of his work for their permanent collection in 1997. Norman also had a long-standing connection to the University of Sunderland, which was recognised in 2012 when he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from the University.

Norman continued to paint until his peaceful passing at the age of 94 in August 2014. His work continues to be loved by people of all ages and backgrounds.





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The Norman Cornish Trail

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Painting Donated to Sunderland University

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Family Donate Painting to Sunderland Uni - Released 9th November 2015

 

Archived:

A very sad announcement - Released 2nd August 2014

The Lost World of Norman Cornish - Released November 2013

Norman Cornish At 90 - Released Tuesday 20th October 2009

Norman Cornish At 90 Exhibition - Released Thursday 29th October 2009

Norman Cornish 'A Shot Against Time' - Released 19th Feb 2010

Norman Cornish 'A Seam Of Life' - Released 29th April

Norman Cornish 'The Early Years' - Released February 2012

Norman Cornish Honoured by University of Sunderland - Released July 2012

Norman Cornish In Paris - Released Thursday 3rd January 2013

 

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Educational Resources

nc02Schools are welcome to download the material prior to an exhibition visit or for discussion purposes in the classroom. The study pack will be reviewed periodically and teachers are welcome to contact the site administrator with suggestions for further development via the guest book address.

 

STUDY PACK KS 2

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The Norman Cornish Studios

 
In the former family home at Bishop’s Close Street, soon to be recreated at Beamish Museum, Norman worked from a studio in a shared bedroom. Miners ‘two up two down‘ were not planned with professional artists in mind. In 1967 Norman and Sarah moved to Whitworth Terrace into a large house which was formerly a Methodist Manse. The upstairs office became Norman’s studio and the north facing window provided consistent natural light. Another room was used for storage of framing materials, boards and canvasses whilst a downstairs room contained a second easel  for larger works and a Morso framing cutter so that he could mount and frame his own work.
 
Norman and Sarah’s home was often visited by many famous actors, authors, broadcasters, dignitaries, politicians and TV crews. The studio became the venue for discussions about his work and the opportunity to see the studio of a professional artist. On one occasion, Norman was contacted by the Contemporary Art Society, based at the Tate Gallery, London. They requested a visit to meet Norman and see his studio and work. On the arranged day and much to his surprise over forty visitors arrived by coach to ‘meet the artist’ and see examples of his work.
 
The following images are a record of Norman’s studio and additional work area for larger works and framing.

The Cornish Studios

In the former family home at Bishop’s Close Street, soon to be recreated at Beamish Museum, Norman worked from a studio in a shared bedroom. Miners ‘two up two down‘ were not planned with professional artists in mind. In 1967 Norman and Sarah moved to Whitworth Terrace into a large house which was formerly a Methodist Manse. The upstairs office became Norman’s studio and the north facing window provided consistent natural light. Another room was used for storage of framing materials, boards and canvasses whilst a downstairs room contained a second easel  for larger works and a Morso framing cutter so that he could mount and frame his own work.

Norman and Sarah’s home was often visited by many famous actors, authors, broadcasters, dignitaries, politicians and TV crews. The studio became the venue for discussions about his work and the opportunity to see the studio of a professional artist. On one occasion, Norman was contacted by the Contemporary Art Society, based at the Tate Gallery, London. They requested a visit to meet Norman and see his studio and work. On the arranged day and much to his surprise over forty visitors arrived by coach to ‘meet the artist’ and see examples of his work.

 

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Copyrights

All works by Norman Cornish are under copyright to the artist and may not be reproduced without prior permission from his authorised representative. All copyright requests and enquiries should be sent to:

Mara-Helen Wood,
University Gallery,
Northumbria University,
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Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

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Guest Book

Jean Little.
Hello.  I just want to say how much I love your paintings; they're so evocotive, even though I live in Birmingham, they take me back to a time when everything seemed so charming  -  albeit not easy.   I've just finished reading 'Edgelands' which mentioned your name, so I looked it up on the net; and here I am now, admiring your work.  Will you be having an exhibition in Birmingham?  I'll keep looking.
29 April 2012 21:58:48 BST

Julie Leitheiser.
Homesick Ex Pat watching Brick by Brick (BBC 2 - nothing like a bit of culture) almost smells the chips, bit of social network (virtual pigeon) ends up buying tickets for Close The Coal House Door, an Alex Glasgow CD and two amazing Norman Cornish Prints. Thank you for making accessible art accessible. Thank you for making a Doggie lass happy.
21 April 2012 13:52:58 BST

Johnny Barnfather.
We lived on Clyde Terrace and my Dad regarded Norman as a hero of the North East and so he was. Have recently been reminded of Norman's work by seeing "The Pitman Painters" in the West End - such a wonderfully evocative play. Norman's work should be more widely recognised and linked to the Ashington Group.
Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Andrew cornish
hi im am your great nephew and i have been looking through your website and your work is cool and i Know that we have not met in real life and i would like to se you some time
Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Mary Hodgson
Just saw the exhibition at Kings Place and it took me straight back to my childhood 70 years ago in West Yorkshire. I'll go back with friends who haven't been up north, to show them what it was like. Fine paintings too. Thank you!
Wednesday, 09 February 2011

R.P.Bellis
I was born the son of a proud Durham miner and your paintings bring everything to life.
Friday, 22 October 2010

Ed Hardy
Nice to see and learn thing ! it's ok to every one to see. Thanks.
Tuesday, 05 October 2010

tamzin
Iam doing some art work about you its really fun i like your painting they are really good.you are one of the best aretes i know your really good.Iam doing information abut you in my progect so his is why im on your web site tis is the best norman cornsh web site iv seen .this is really good it gives you louds of informatin. so thanks for having this web site. taza
Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Anon.
Norman Cornish is one of the best painters in his time
Tuesday, 21 September 2010

John Potts
Hello Norman, you probably don't remember me but i was a student at Sunderland college of art when you where there. You took me home to your house and then we went out to have a drink. We went to a few pubs, you knew my Uncle Ozzie Eddy, the fish and chip shop on Clarence street, painted it many times. Well Norman, i just want to tell you, what you did for me, being a student in the sixties, painting pictures that actually looked like something, gave me an understanding of lots of things.
Wednesday, 08 September 2010

Barbara Warburton
I own one of Norman's paintings of a chip van which is especially precious to me for several reasons. My mother asked Norman to paint it for her, as the vans were made by my father's works, H Raine & Sons. I remember going to ask him to paint one for her, not long after my father died in 1966. My great uncle and aunt, Ozzie and Alice Vasey, lived opposite Norman and Sarah in Clyde Terrace, and I went to school with Anne. Like everyone else who went to SGTS, I bought bags of chips from a
Friday, 13 August 2010

andrea
Love your work! Cheers from Galicia (the north, also...)
Thursday, 12 August 2010

Christine Potts (Bowman)
My father, Christopher (Kit) Bowman was your friend in Spennymoor and worked in the coalmine with you, I think it was called Dean and Chapter in Ferryhill. My Dad used to tell me how you walked to work together with your bait tins and I think that you painted a portrate of my father on a table in a cafe once (or that could have been my grandfather who also painted). You used to send my father wonderful Christmas Cards of your paintings every year with lovely anectdotes in them and I am proud
Thursday, 05 August 2010

Graham Smith
Hi Norman, my grandmother Laura was your cousin, and tragically I've ended up as an illustrator for the past 20 years, working mainly in publishing. Talented, working long hours, poorly paid.....sound familiar? I blame the Cornish genes. Caught your exhibition at the University last year, finally got around to saying how much I enjoyed it.. Cheers and take care.
Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Denis Parry.
Norman My family worked at Dean and Chapter colliery, and I believe you worked alongside my uncle Bill Parry. My sister Lesley was in the same class as your daughter Anne. I feel very privileged to have access to such a fabulous record of the places and people where I grew up in the 50s and early 60s. It's amazing at how evocative even a sketch of the chip van can be. Many thanks for all the pleasure your work has given me.
Friday, 11 June 2010

Administrator: In Response to Dr John Banham
Thanks for bringing this to our attention, we will update the site accordingly.
Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Dr John Banham
It is excellent to see such a comprehensive review of an artist's work. Just a point of historical information though. Although Tudhoe Ironworks was one of the first in the country to install Bessemer Converters in 1861, Henry Bessemer invented the process in Sheffield. There is no direct evidence that he visited Tudhoe, although some of his first steel ingots produced in Sheffield were sent to Tudhoe’s rolling mills. Charles Attwood of the Weardale Iron Company built four 50 cwt converters
Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Michael Dixon
Mr Cornish, I was introduced to your work, by my sister, only this week. What have I been missing!? We visited your exhibition at King's Place, London, on Sunday 21 March 2010. The DVD of your interview, and your evocative sketches, made me weep; I come from a pit village in south Yorkshire, and all that you said, and all that I saw in your work, resonated with my childhood experiences. Thank you for drawing cars on slates (for half of your school class!) Without that we would be much the poore
Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Steve Price.
Brilliant!
Saturday, 06 March 2010

Stephen
Norman,you are quite simply,the greatest living North-Eastener.We are all proud of you.
Sunday, 31 January 2010

Bryan Petch
I was brought up in Ferryhill, and went to school in Spennymoor - all prime Cornish territory. Norman and his work, brought to life so vividly in this lovely latest book, evoke strong echoes of emotion for an area I love ( but have left), and for a rich tradition that I grew up amongst. Together they paint a wonderful image and memory of a time and heritage mostly lost but not to be forgotten. Thank you Norman.
Thursday, 07 January 2010

Anna
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothin else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor. Thank you Norman for all the memories you have created, may they never fade.Wonderful book about you and wonderful family around you.
Saturday, 02 January 2010

Stephen
Lowery got it wrong, with a nostalgic look he painted the industrial landscapes,as Norman Cornish did, but lowery with his matchstick men missed what these communities were all about, the people. Norman Cornish capters the soul of communities in his paintings. As I'm a lad from Ashington I'm proud of my mining heritage and its people. I'm proud of the pitman painters however none of them could touch Norman Cornish.
Sunday, 15 November 2009

julie wilson.
yet another warm welcome at spennymoor settlement for the Norman Cornish exhibition, make a visit its well worth it. On until 21st nov 2009.
Sunday, 08 November 2009

Anon.
Had lovely night at Spennymoor settlement for the book launch, The Quintessential Cornish. The life and work of Norman Cornish, a lovely book well worth buying.
Wednesday, 04 November 2009

Val Roper
30 Oct. 2009 - your exhibition last night at the University Gallery was wonderful! This was the first time I'd seen your paintings and drawings "in the flesh". Mr Cornish, you are a National Treasure. Aa'll the best, hinny.
Friday, 30 October 2009

alex scott :)
this website has realy influensed me to study more into the history of norman cornish. he is a real insperation to me and i dont realy like art as im onli 14 but this site has help me to understand the real understanding of art and that its not just coulors on a sheet of papper its emotion and seeing things in a differnt perspective
Thursday, 22 October 2009

Marian Moore
Well done to team Cornish for enabling the mining community of Durham to be remembered forever.
Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Sue Rose
I grew up in Spennymoor (now living in Australia) and Norman Cornish's work evokes many vivid childhood memories. My dad (Tom Cram born 1916)is now deceased worked down the pit at Dean & Chapter Ferryhill and then at the colliery in Spennymoor around the same time. Norman's images remind me of my dad and northern life.
Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Christine Wild.
I discovered by accident the talents of Norman whilst ***ing a BBC documentary and was immediately hooked, my friend who is in her 90's is from the area where Norman grew up and have many stories about her life in Spennymoor and Pately Bridge and his pictures capture so perfectly relating to her stories and life experiences. I am looking forward to the exhibition in November
Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Martin Tyler
I discovered Norman's work quite recently with the 2005 exhibition and was immediately captivated by the images. I'm not from a mining family but as a child I played in the burn area surrounding Boldon Colliery. I was always fascinated by the mine and it's structures which had a bleak beauty especially in Winter. Norman's images perfectly capture what I remember and are a brilliant record of the region's socail history.
Friday, 04 September 2009

Anon.
I have on of Norman's paintings of the chip van which used to be in Spennymoor and was part of my childhood. Looking at it takes me back to buying chips across the tinny counter, using the buckled metal salt shaker and feeling the heat from the frying - to say nothing of the taste of the chips.
Friday, 04 September 2009

Philip Playfer
I don't know whether Norman will see this but I was a student of his at Sunderland Art College 1968 to 1971. My wife Lesley (Parker) was a friend of his daughter Ann. I have a picture of him and I talking in one of the painting studios. If he is interested I would be happy to send him a copy.
Tuesday, 01 September 2009

Anon.
Delighted to see an official Norman Cornish site and look forward to revisting as updates are made. Looking forward to the biography and exhibition later this year.
Saturday, 29 August 2009

 

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Watch List

This page has been added to the website to alert potential collectors of the risks encountered when attempting to buy what is advertised/perceived to be original work by Norman Cornish, via the internet and auction houses.

A painting of a man from the side

This piece was on ebay during April 2013 and its authenticity cannot be verified for a number of reasons.

e-bay 27th November 2008

"Domino Player At Bar by Norman Cornish"
Starting bid £99
This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.

e-bay 27th November 2008

"Hanging out the washing, drawing by Norman Cornish."
Starting bid £99
This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 September 2011 13:28

31st March 2009

A Good Drying Day near St.Cuthbert's Church.
Sold at £4,950
This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 March 2012 16:42

Sold at Auction

Un-named Piece
£1500
This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.