Norman Edgar was born Paisley in 1948 and studied painting at the Glasgow School of Art from 1966-70.

Upon graduating he became a teacher of art. In 1990 he resigned to allow himself time to paint full-time. In 1991 he was elected a member of the Royal Glasgow institute of the Fine Arts and in 1993 he was appointed President of the Glasgow Art Club.


He has Received portrait commissions from the University of Glasgow: The Trades House, Glasgow; The Archdiocese of Glasgow; The Maclean Society, ; The Royal Incorporation of Architects, Edinburgh; Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow; Sir James Black; Sir David and Lady Hunt; Sir Houston Shaw Stewart; William Grant & Son; The Royal Infirmary, Glasgow; The Royal College of Obstetricians, London.


Solo Exhibitions:

1977 Glasgow Art Club

1981 Vallar Gallery, Glasgow

1991 McCauley Gallery, Stenton, East Lothian

1992 McCauley Gallery

1993 Barclay Lennie Fine Art, Glasgow


Recent Selected Group Exhibitions

1987 Seen Gallery, London

1988 Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

1991 Fosse Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold

1992 Richard Hagen Gallery


Collections include

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Heriot Watt University, Greenock Art Gallery, Argyll Education Authority, Refrew Education Authority, Lord Morton, Guiness Plc, United Distillers, Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden, Glasgow Dental Hospital, Pitlochry, Theatre and in numerous private collections in the U.S.A, Germany and Britain