June's background

Courses / classes with internationally renowned teachers for example:


 Denys Taipale, Alice Koeth, Peter Thornton, Dick Beasley, Timothy Botts, Michael Sull, Prindi Flug,

Carl Rohrs, Clifford Mansley (All USA); Brody Neuenschwander (Belgium);. Margaret Daubney,

Ewan Clayton, (both UK); Dave Wood (Australia).


Other training with:-

Graphic Design & Black & White Sketching:-  ICS

 Heraldry & family trees:- Hans Hatecke

Illumination & Gilding:- Joyce Coulter


Secretary for the South African Calligraphy Society: 1987 -1989

Secretary for the South African Calligraphy Teachers’ Association: c. 1993-1995

Founder and president of the Pendance Calligraphy Guild: February 1990 to December 2007

Editor of the Footnote, quarterly magazine for Pendance Guild: 1990 to 2007

Artwork & articles have featured on the covers & inside several calligraphic newsletters & group projects.


Participant in, and convener for several calligraphic exhibitions.