Rosalind Wyatt trained initially in Calligraphy and Bookbinding
then completed an MA at the RCA in textiles. She now works as a
studio based artist in London. Calligraphy commissions include work
for film and TV , interiors and fashion. She recently completed a
calligraphic hand bound book for The National Museum of Women in
the Arts, Washington DC.
Stitch commissions are for private and corporate clients worldwide, including Fortnum & Masons in London. Rosalind lectures, talks and teaches widely. Her work is widely published and shown in galleries and museums worldwide.
Describe your approach to teaching:
My approach to teaching. I aim to inspire: everyone has the potential to be creative, it's just a matter of unlocking it or removing the barriers that prevent it. Then it takes time to 'find your voice' and develop and hone your own unique style.
What inspires my work?
Great texts and epic poems from a variety of cultures and sources. Words can unlock creative potential and take you to the source, creating a space for you to create. Visually, I love the look of handwriting and handwritten documents. I want to know the story behind the mark. For me, handwriting is like the 'voice' after the person has gone.