Ormrod, Frank

Date: 1897-1988

Painter, lithographer, printmaker and illustrator, Frank Ormrod studied at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1918-1922. He is best known as a freelance textile designer for Liberty & Co., as well as for designing posters for London Transport.

From 1934 to 1964, Ormrod taught design at the University of Reading; he was also President of the Reading Guild of Artists in 1957-1969.

The University Art Collection holds several paintings, drawings and prints by Ormrod, on a variety of subjects.