Trevor Grimshaw (1947-2001) was a well-known painter, draughtsman and printmaker, noted especially for his depiction of the Northern industrial landscape mainly in monochrome. He was born in Hyde, Cheshire and studied art at the Stockport College of Art 1963-68. Trevor Grimshaw exhibited at the Royal Academy (1972-74), at the Royal Glasgow Institute (1972), at the Royal Scottish Academy (1972-75), and in Europe and America. He is represented in a number of public collections, including The Tate Gallery, Salford Art Gallery, Stockport Art Gallery, and Bury Art Gallery. He lived in Hyde and died tragically in a house fire in 2001. A major retrospective exhibition was held in 2004 at Stockport Art Gallery.