Welcome to the New Zealand Calligraphers

The New Zealand Calligraphers is a non-profit group of calligraphers, lettering artists and people who share a love of creating beautiful words and letters.

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About the Society

The New Zealand Calligraphers has been an organisation since the early 1990’s.
The society meets monthly at a central location in Auckland, conducts regular workshops in calligraphy and complementary arts, organises exhibitions, and generally supports and promotes calligraphy and excellence in lettering.

The New Zealand Calligrapher’s members include professional lettering artists, commercial calligraphers, illustrators and designers, tutors and hobbyists and their interests range from the most traditional types of calligraphy, to contemporary and experimental forms.

We invite you to browse this site – which contains information about our society, membership, current events, workshops and other relevant topics – and to consider joining the New Zealand Calligraphers.
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Monthly Meetings

Where possible members are encouraged to attend the Society’s monthly meetings. Meetings and workshops are held on the first Sunday of each month to allow members outside of Auckland to join in. Meetings are a social, friendly affair and usually feature guest speakers or a workshop.

Upcoming meeting:

Calligraphy Candles with Marian Riddell 
Workshop on Sunday, 1 November 2020, 2 -5 pm


During this workshop we will go over a basic Italic and Brush style of lettering using a felt tip chisel pen and a brush pen.  You will then be shown how to put your lettering onto a candle and embellish it with Pearlescent paint.  You will be encouraged to do 2 candles.

A list of what to bring will be sent on registration. Candles and pearlescent paints will be supplied.

Suitable: for beginner to advanced calligraphers

Gifford Gallery
27a Poronui Street, Mt Eden, Auckland

$30 for members
$40 for non-members

To register please email newzealandcalligraphers@gmail.com and deposit the fee into our bank account 01-0288-0137566-00.

Christmas gathering on Sunday, 6 December, 2020 3 -5 pm

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We love to hear from people interested in calligraphy so please get in touch.

email: newzealandcalligraphers@gmail.com
post: New Zealand Calligraphers, P.O.Box 99-674, Newmarket, Auckland 1149, New Zealand