Chris Orr was elected a Royal Academician in 1995 and served as Professor of Printmaking at the Royal College of Art from 1998 to 2008. He was awarded an MBE in 2008 for services to the arts. His work has been shown throughout the world and features regularly in the RA Summer Exhibition. In 2013 the Royal Academy of Arts published a definitive book about his prints, paintings and life, Chris Orr: The Making of Things. He lives and works in London.