Norman McBeath is a photographer and printmaker. The National Portrait Galleries in London and Edinburgh have over seventy of his portraits in their collections.
Portraits held in the National Portrait Gallery, London can be seen here.
His work has been shown as part of exhibitions at the the Leica Gallery in New York, the National Portrait Galleries in Edinburgh and London, the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy of Arts. Collaborations with Paul Muldoon, Jeanette Winterson, Kathleen Jamie, Janice Galloway and Robert Crawford have been exhibited in Chicago, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Oxford and at Yale.
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh has recently added his portrait of Dame Elizabeth Blackadder to The Modern Portrait, a continuing exhibition drawn from the Gallery's permanent collection. Elizabeth Blackadder is a painter and printmaker and the first women to be a member of both the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy of Arts in London.