Gaynor Goffe - Calligrapher
Gaynor Goffe is a well-known calligrapher and international teacher working to commission, and offers a wide range of correspondence courses and tuition via zoom for individuals and groups.
1969-74 Taught in secondary school prior to starting calligraphy
74 Started calligraphy at Adult Education classes with Ann Hechle and David Williams
75-78 Studied calligraphy, illumination and heraldry at Reigate School of Art and Design with Anthony Wood (Surrey Diploma in Art & Design)
79-81 Assistant to Donald Jackson
81-97 Taught on the calligraphy courses at the Roehampton Institute
97-2000 Taught calligraphy on the HND Lettering course at Reigate School of Art & Design ( part of East Surrey College)
She has taught on numerous courses since 1980 including students at Camberwell School of Art, Hampstead Garden Suburb Institute, West Dean College, Dartington Hall, Urchfont Manor and Flatford Mill. She has written two calligraphy books: 'Calligraphy Made Easy' Parragon/Robinson and 'Calligraphy Step-by-Step' (with Anna Ravenscroft) HarperCollins (titled 'Calligraphy School ' overseas). A Fellow of the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society and one of the examiners for the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society's National Diplomas in Calligraphy, elected member of Letter Exchange, 2000 Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society lifetime achievement award.
She has written 2 calligraphy books 'Calligraphy Made Easy' Parragon/Robinson and 'Calligraphy Step-by-Step' (with Anna Ravenscroft) Harper Collins, her work is in many calligraphy publications and has appeared in many group exhibitions.
Commissions/work for sale:
There is a wide variety of work for sale, images supplied via e-mail, also see 'Work for Sale' image gallery.
Work has appeared in the following: