Today saw the release of:
T H E M A R K M A K E R
Women of the Island short video series.
March News: There is much excitement in the calligraphy studio at Chateau Diamond with the latest news. Gemma takes up a residency in Venice at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica for the month of December. Whilst there Gemma will take a couple of night classes for the local design students and hold a two-day workshop during Calligraphy week. She is madly practicing her Italian!
2017 Sees Gemma invited to teach a good number of workshop both locally, internationally and nationally. See her workshops page.
2016 December THE LETTERING SHED has been established. 10am to 4pm every Friday on the oval at Kingston Beach, Tasmania. It is a place to come and enjoy all projects either lettering or allied arts. It is something Gemma has always wanted to do, create a little hub of thriving lettering artist sharing their knowledge. $20 for the full day. $10 for the half day. Contact Gemma
Gemma is delighted to accept invitations for both international and national workshop tours in 2016. From Sydney to the Blue Mountains, from Washington DC to North Carolina and more. For a full listing of Gemma's workshops see her W O R K S H O P S page.
December 2015: Completed a major commission for the Australian Catholic University, parting gift to Pro Chancellor Ted Exel.
November 2015: Completed a major commission for the Minderoo Company for Andrew Forrest, The Declaration Against Modern Slavery.
June 2015: Gemma embarks on the biggest European & US tour of her career. You can watch her progression on her Blog.
October 2014: Acquisition Artworks by invitation sent to the International Museum Of Contemporary Calligraphy, Moscow, Russia
September 2014: Gemma is delighted to announce I have been invited to teach for the Schreibwerkstatt-Klingspor In Offenbach, Germany in June 2015
August 2014: An invitation has come from Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy to teach in August 2015. I have accepted with absolute delight.
August 2014: Gemma is delighted to announce she will be teaching for the CLAS Festival of Calligraphy Malvern UK in August 2015.
August 2014: Announcing Gemma's proposal to teach at The Passionate Pen conference at Sonoma State University, California July 2015 has been accepted.
June 2014: All six Rengetsu works have been sold. The six pieces will remain as a set.
June 2014: There are six new and original works for sale on Gemma's blog. Please visit.
May 2014 - Gemma has just been awarded winner of the Kingborough Council Acquisition Art Prize 2014.
Her piece of work Rengetsu One is to hang in Council Chambers. See Gemma & the Mayor here.
April 2014 - Thank you, Paper and Ink Arts for putting Gemma Black in Calligrapher's Corner.
January 2014 - Eklektikos is an exhibition by four Tasmanian artists including Gemma.
October 2013 - Gemma is delighted to have been invited on to the Faculty of the
Legacies II international Lettering Arts Conference in Dallas Texas July 19 - 26 2014.
September 2013 - Plant dyeing and pot-boiling papers visit Gemma's blog.
2012 - Personal Biography The Art Society of Tasmania
December 9 2011 - ABC Radio Interview The lost art of Handwriting
August 2013 - Gemma Black announces & launches her new website.