Norman Lundin attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Cincinnati (MFA). He was Assistant to the Director of the Cincinnati Art Museum before going to the University of Oslo to study the work of Edvard Munch and late 19th c. Scandinavian painting. He was Professor of Art, teaching Painting and Drawing, at the University of Washington for many years where he is now Professor of Art, Emeritus.
He is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, Tiffany Foundation Grant, Washington State Visual Artists Fellowship, Ford Foundation Grant, and a National Endowment for the Arts award. He has been a Visiting Artist at many universities and art schools.
He has had over seventy solo exhibitions in most of the major US cities. His work is included in the collections of: the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, the Art Institute of Chicago, Seattle Art Museum, Portland Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum and the Brooklyn Art Museum, among others.