Well here we are in Sydney and how lovely it is to visit my home town. Art 'n About around the streets there were some special treats.
In the forecourt of Customs House Library at Circular Quay
Near Kin Kin
an Art 'n About sculpture
Looking up from inside Near Kin Kin - amazing
I have been welcomed by the Australian Society of Calligraphers (ASC)
yet again to present on behalf of the members. This lecture was entitled Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering in the Twenty-first Century, great expose of the calligraphic works of friends and colleagues around the world. I would like to thank the following people for their support:
Andrew van der Merwe
Tony & Matt Woodhams
The Klingspor Museum
The Schreibewerkstatt-Klingspor Offenbach Karlgeorg & Maria Hoefer Archive
St Paul's Cathedral Library
And to those gone before:
Thank you Meg Dunworth for this image.
I was honoured to share such wonderful works and I feel secure in the knowledge that our craft will live for many many years to come.
Continuing the weekend has been many wonderful events organised by the
Winston Chruchill Memorial Trust.
This superb Coburn not seen before was in the Reception room at NSW State Parliament. I have a special place in my heart for the works of John Coburn.
In a word: Magnificent!
Here follows two unlikely Fellows.
Gemma 1991 Fellow & David 1977 Fellow
What a team!
Dressed up and ready for this evening's NSW Government House Reception.
Kait & David (former student & tutor)
Two very special gentlemen in my Churchill life. Ian Richards form CEO of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and under who's watch I received my fellowship (David too). And Paul Tys Current CEO and great supporter of all Fellows new and earlier.