Michael Norman VPPS, SWAc
Michael Norman is a well known artist living and working in the South West of England. The medium in which he paints is pastel.
He was elected to membership of the Pastel Society UK in 2007, and the South West Academy in 2013.
In 2015 he was awarded the title of ‘Master Pastellist of the French Pastel Society’ of which he is now a member. In 2016 he was elected Vice President of the Pastel Society UK. He has won many awards for his paintings at the Pastel Society annual exhibitions as follows:-
2006 The Sarah Samuels Fine Painting Award
2007 The Unison Pastels Award
2008 The Bill Paterson Award
2014 The Buzacott Award
2015 The Caran D’Ache Award
2016 The Derwent Sponsor’s Award
He has been included in various publications as well as feature articles in the Pastel Society magazine, the French magazine ‘Pratique des Arts’ and the Pastel Journal of America.
In 2014 he was ‘Guest of Honour’ at the French Pastel Society’s exhibition at Feytiat, near Limoges, France.