We are very sad to announce that Ann Camp, one of our most respected Fellows, quietly passed away on the 8th April 2019 at age 94. Ann was elected to Fellowship in 1946 and was considered to be one of the foremost teachers of calligraphy in Britain. So many of those who studied under her… [Read More]
Our AGM day was held a little later than usual, falling towards the end of the October rather than the beginning, but the fact it was half-term and slightly colder weather didn’t deter members from turning up. I’m happy to say that more people came along than the year before. The Art Workers’ Guild doorbell… [Read More]
It is with great sadness that we learned that David Graham FSSI passed away on Thursday. David was a very longstanding member and Fellow of the SSI and remembered very fondly by many calligraphers. We will publish more about David in the forthcoming Newsletter.
A highly popular and successful Lay Members’ Day 2018 was held on Saturday 19 May at Imperial College, London and included a fascinating talk by Stephen Raw. A longer report of Stephen’s presentation written by Rebecca Osborne will be published in the next SSI Newsletter but for now here’s a brief account of the talk… Wow!… [Read More]
We are very sorry to announce that Sam Somerville sadly passed away quite suddenly on 6th February near his home in Morden, Surrey. Sam was an exemplary craftsman and an incredibly important man to so many in the calligraphy community. He will be greatly missed. Julie Chaney Chairman firstname.lastname@example.org A TRIBUTE TO… [Read More]