The Calligraphy Society of South Australia (CSSA) has been active since
1983 and aims to promote calligraphy and related arts such as book binding, illumination, lettering, flourishing and much
more to the Adelaidiean community.
On December 16, 1983 a meeting was held in the library of the South Australian Collage of Advanced Education. The meeting was attended by about a dozen people who being of like mind resolved to "form the Calligraphy Society of South Australia" with Frank Caspers elected as Chairman, Roland Eime as Secretary/Treasurer and Ruth Venner, Don Hatcher, and Kevin Keeler as Committee Members.
The general tone of the Society was set by the last item on the agenda of our inaugural meeting "conversation and coffee", a tradition which continues to this day and does much to preserve and promote the friendly character of the Society.
Please note that meetings have re-commenced for 2021. The next meeting for the Calligraphy Society of South Australia is on Sunday 28th March at 1.15pm.
The title of the workshop for this meeting is ‘One Lovely Letter’. Anne and Marg will take us through several ideas for creating a single, beautiful calligraphy letter for framing or for making into a card to give to a friend. The letter will be in your choice of Calligraphic Hand or style, and you can use whichever medium you wish from pencil to pen and ink, simple or decorative, traditional or modern. A detailed list of requirements will be sent to members one week before the meeting.