Kathleen Kaye (1900-1983)
Elected to Craft Membership in 1924.
Worked mainly in Oxford after 1972. Panels in Oxford Cathedral. (obituary The Scribe 27)
Mrs H S Kaye
Elected to Craft Membership in 1936/7.
Veiko Kespersaks (1968-)
Elected to Fellowship in 2007.Served as Chairman: 2012-2013
Veiko Kespersaks is a leading Scandinavian calligraphy specialist and lettering designer based in London. He has both BA and MA calligraphy qualifications from Roehampton University in London where he studied between 2000 and 2006, and specialises in historical scripts and the art of expressive calligraphy mixed with graphic design. He was taught by Villu Toots in Estonia and he has an Art degree in print making from the Art Institute of Kankaanpää, Finland, Veiko Kespersaks runs a successful calligraphy studio in Central London. He is program Leader for the Calligraphy Degree course at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland, and has published a book ‘Calligraphy in 24 one-hour lessons’ (April 2011) Exhibitions: 2010 Calligraphy Society of Finland, 10th Anniversary Exhibition Helsinki, Tampere, Finland 2003 Ancient Letterforms, Satakunnan Museum, Pori, Finland 2002 – 2005 University of Surrey Roehampton, Calligraphy Studio, London, UK 2002 International Grote Prijs Kalligrafie Westerlo, Holland 2002 Tempus Fugit Verba Scripta Manent "Luigi Sturzo" INCIPIT, Italy
Studied under: Villu Toots, Gaynor Goffe, Ewan Clayton.
Elected to Craft Membership in 1921.
Stanley Richard Knight (1937-)
Elected to Craft Membership in 1964.Served as Chairman: 1979-1982
Studied at Leeds College of Art (Lettering and Calligraphy, and Bookbinding), gaining NND in Fine Art 1958. Post-graduate study in Art Education at University of Leeds, ATD 1959. Teaching at college level for 30 years. External examiner for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in Calligraphy and Bookbinding, Roehampton 1981-1988. Taught (as Faculty Member) at College of Art and Design, Solihull Polytechnic, Warwickshire, 1974 to 1985. Drawing, Composition, Visual Language, Lettering, Typography and Printmaking. Taught (as Faculty Member) at School of Graphic Design, Kingston on Thames University, Surrey 1985 to 1989 Calligraphy and Hand-drawn Lettering. Taught (as Visiting Faculty member) at City and Guilds School of Art, London, 1985 to 1989 Calligraphy, Lettering, Printmaking. Taught (Part-time Faculty) Department of Fine Arts, Western Washington University: Lettering, Calligraphy, Graphic Design, Typography, Illustration. Professor, Design Department, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle. Lettering, Calligraphy and Typography. Taught Illustration and Letterform, Graphic Design Department, North Idaho College. Has tutored many workshops internationally and at Calligraphy conventions throughout the USA. Guest lecturer at the J. Paul Getty Museum (1994), at the London Paleographical Seminar (1999), and the 47th Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo (2012). Author: Historical Scripts, A & C Black/Taplinger 1984, Oak Knoll 1998, 2003; Advanced Calligraphy Techniques, ed. Diana Hoare (Article 'Calligraphy and Imagery') 1986; (with John Woodcock) A Book of Formal Scripts, A & C Black 1993; The World's Writing Systems (article 'History and development of Roman Scripts') OUP 1996. Historical Types, Oak Knoll 2012.Also numerous articles on the history and practice of calligraphy. Editor of Teaching Teenagers (Scripture Union) 1971 to 1974. Editor of The Scribe (SSI) 1980 to 1989. Editor of Alphabet (Friends of Calligraphy, San Francisco) 2001 to 2003. Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts 1981. Awarded Honorary Membership of the Gloria Club, Japan 1996. Assisted in the restoration of calligraphic works at the British Museum and Westminster Abbey. Examples of calligraphy and watercolours in the permanent collections of the V & A London, Akademie der Kunste Berlin, the Rijksmuseum The Hague, Mitaka City Arts Centre Tokyo, Harrison Collections San Francisco et al. Work reproduced in many books about calligraphy and the lettering arts.
Taught at: Roehampton 1981 - 1988, et al., see below
Studied under: Thomas Swindlehurst.