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Gemma Black

Gemma Black is a calligrapher, an artist and teacher. Her love for and knowledge of letters as ancient symbols has seen her teach in Australia, Europe, UK, South Africa & USA. Her work is housed in private and public collections including the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK, the European Parliament, Letterform Archive San Francisco and Parliament House Canberra. In 1991 Gemma received a Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship to study overseas. She is an Honoured Fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society, UK. Her love of calligraphic history, evolution of the western alphabet from the Greco-Roman period through to the 21st century keeps her research interests switched on. Gemma shares her passion with enthusiasm, gusto as well as gentleness from her heart!