As a young boy, Norman worked summers on his grandmother’s ranch in southern Wyoming’s Snowy Range; bringing home each fall, jars of creek water, pebbles, and a box of sweet smelling sage with mountain pine to help dream away the long Cheyenne winter…September through May, after school and weekends, he apprenticed under his grandfather as a commercial artist.Eventually, he began his pursuit of a career in architecture… but for him, art and architecture were inseparable.
He supplemented his part-time job income in college by traveling often into northern Mexico, painting bullfights, horse races, villages and street markets.After graduating in 1966 from Arizona State University with honors, his lifelong fascination with other people and cultures led him to seek architectural opportunities all over the world…and quite naturally, to sketch and paint wherever a project took him.
Today, Norman remains an artist, an architect and a bit of a gypsy, traveling throughout Europe, the Middle East, India, Asia and Latin America; Traveling to work, working to travel, and still trying to capture in sketches and paintings, the sight and soul of what he has loved…
Still bringing home a jar of creek water and a box of sagebrush.
Mary Martin GALLERY
103 Broad Street,Charleston, SC 29401 843-723-0303 Gallery Row on Historic Broad Street
Selected as best gallery in South Carolina 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Selected as one of the top twenty-five galleries in America 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.