Education  Brenda Berman

1977  Lettering, City and Guilds of London Art Schoo

1958  Painting, Bath Academy of Art, Corsham

Education  Annet Stirling

1977/80  Apprentice to Richard Kindersley                                                                  

1976  Lettering, City and Guilds of London Art School                                               

1972  Graphic Design  AKI Enschede  Netherlands

Teaching  Brenda Berman

1980-96  Lettering Department City and Guilds of London Art School                 

1989-93  Head of Lettering Department City and Guilds of London Art School

Teaching   Annet Stirling

1982-96  Lettering Department City and Guilds of London Art School

They have also run 3 letter carving courses at Haysom’s Quarry Dorset

Professional Societies  Brenda Berman

Founder Member Letter Exchange                                                                            

Fellow of Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society

Professional Societies  Annet Stirling

Founder member Letter Exchange, Chairman 1994-97 , Treasurer 2012-                                            Fellow of Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society

Collections  Incisive Letterwork

Crafts Council Collection and numerous private collections, work in situ all over London

Publications  Incisive Letterwork

‘Heavens Above’  published by igpublishers                                                         

Articles in various Crafts Magazines, Baseline, Forum, Sculpture Journal, Letter Arts Review, Alphabet and others.

solo exhibitions and curated exhibitions

2018    Curated ‘How do you want to be remembered’ LAC Snape

2007/19  Bucks Open Studios, yearly event  Amersham   

2015    Curated  Cutting a Dash, Lettering Arts Centre Snape

2005    Heavens Above, Morley Gallery  London

2001    The Ground Beneath Our Feet, Vardy Gallery  Sunderland

2000    The Ground Beneath Our Feet, Morley Gallery  London

group exhibitions

2019     Rock, paper, pixels  Lettering Arts Centre Snape

2019     Lost Words  Lettering Arts Centre Snape

2018     The Alphabet Museum   Lettering Arts Centre

2018     An Elixir of Letters  Chelsea Physic Garden 

2017     Orchestra of Letters   Lettering Arts Centre Snape

2016     The Space Between  The Concert Hall Gallery Snape Maltings

2015     Cutting a Dash,  Lettering Arts Centre Snape

2015     Hopes and Dreams, Letter Exchange, Snape and travelling

2013/14  26 Words,  Letter Exchange, London and travelling

2013    Adrian Henri Prize, Twenty Twenty Gallery Much Wenlock

2012/13  Words Set Free, Letter Exchange, London and touring

2012    Evolution: Frink and the next generation, BU Atrium Gallery

2012    All that Glisters, Oxo Gallery London and travelling   

2011    Signs for Sounds, Harley Gallery curated by Jeremy Theophilus

2010    Grammar and Heather, Beetroot Tree Gallery  Draycott

2009    Art and Memory Exhibition, West Dean College  Chichester

2009    Fresh Air, Quenington Sculpture Trust  Gloucestershire

2008    Living Language, East Gallery  Stratford London

2007/8 Henley Festival  Henley on Thames

2007    Mill Dene Garden, Blockley  Gloucestershire

2007    Art Space, Barn Galleries  Henley on Thames

2005    The Standing Stone, Wolsely Fine Arts  London

2004    Living Letters, The Prince’s Foundation  London

2003    Presence and Absence, Crawford Arts Centre  St. Andrews

2003    Letter Exchange XV, the Prince’s Foundation  London

2002    Stone Words, Needham Gallery  London

2001    Exhibition of Inscriptions, Roche Court  nr Salisbury

2000    Views across the Lake, Blickling Hall  Norfolk

1999    Beyond Words, Vardy Art Gallery,  Sunderland

1999    The Pleasure of Influence, Deans Court  Wimborne

1998    The Art of Remembering, Blickling Hall  Norfolk

1998    Letter Exchange X, Morley Gallery  London

1997    Literary Quotations, Wolseley Fine Arts  London

1997    A Fresh Approach, Orleans House Gallery  London

1996    SSI 75th Anniversary Exhibition, Leighton House  London

1996    Words Revealed, MAC  Birmingham    

1996    Individual Characters, Southern Arts Touring Exhibition Service 

1995    Codes and Messages, Crafts Council  London

1995    Works: Pure and Political with Ian Hamilton Finlay,  Hamburg

1994    Letters of the Alphabet, Cork Street Gallery  London

1992    10 Maquettes with Ian Hamilton Finlay, Victoria Miro Gallery  London

1991    Beyond the Dovetail, Crafts Council  London

1989    Spirit of the Letter, Crafts Council  London


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