Norman studied an undergraduate degree in fine art at Falmouth University, upon graduating he spent five years as a screen printer at an independent printing company in Plymouth. Following this, he spent 18 months as a Technical Demonstrator in the textiles department at Plymouth College of Art, supporting students with screen print, digital print, wood and plastic construction. His personal practice has a strong fine art focus, involving print and scuplture.
As Technical Resource Manager for the Imprint Lab, Norman supports the workshop coordinators and technicians in the delivery of 2D image making across the Fine Print Workshop and the Digital Print Bureau. He also manages resources in the college that enable staff and students to produce screen print, monoprint, etching, risograph, letterpress, sublimation, direct to fabric print, vinyl banners and many other reprographic processes.