Gemma Black

Calligrapher & Letter Designer

Hobart TAS

Gemma Black is a calligrapher & lettering designer from Tasmania, Australia. She has a sound formal background in calligraphy & bookbinding and continues to push the boundaries of contemporary hand lettering design with her historical knowledge. Gemma has worked with many companies over her twenty-five years in professional practice including the Folio Society, Mindaroo and the Commonwealth Government. She also teaches throughout Australia, Europe, UK & the USA.

Member since 2018

  • Available for freelance work
  • Available for independent and self-publishing projects

Expertise

  • Book Design
  • Calligraphy
  • Hand-drawn Typography
  • Illustration

Selected Awards

Fellow, Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society UK 2002 Fellow, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 1991