Dr Tom Normand is an art historian specialising in British, and especially Scottish art, photography, and culture. He is the author of several books including The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin: Symbol, Allegory, Myth, Edinburgh, 2019; Portfolio: Treasures from the Diploma Collection at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 2012; Scottish Photography: a History, Edinburgh, 2007; Ken Currie: Details of a Journey, London, 2002; Calum Colvin: Ossian, Fragments of Ancient Poetry, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2002; The Modern Scot: Modernism and Nationalism in Scottish Art 1928-1955, London, 2000; and Wyndham Lewis the Artist; Holding the Mirror up to Politics, Cambridge, 1992. He edited the book Ages of Wonder: Scotland’s Art 1540 to Now, Edinburgh, 2017. He has also authored numerous academic articles, critical essays and artist’s catalogues.
Tom Normand is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Art History at the University of St Andrews, and is an Honorary Member of the Royal Scottish Academy of Art.