Michalina's interest in Calligraphy began
in 1990 after taking classes with
Gemma Black at the Crafts Council of the ACT.
She commenced the Roehampton correspondence
course at the end of 1991 and
finally completed it in early 1997. During 1994 and part of 1995 she travelled
to Sydney for the calligraphy teaching course offered at the Hornsby Ku-ring-ai
Community College, graduating in November 1995 with a Certificate IV in
Teaching of Calligraphy.
Michalina moved to Victoria in December
1995 and completed the For the Love of Letters course with Jill
Colebatch in mid 1998. Over the years she has also taken as many workshops
with Australian and overseas calligraphers including Dave Wood, Elaine
Witton, Geoff Ford, Gemma Black, Susanne Haines, Margaret Daubney and Denis
She has been teaching calligraphy at
various adult education venues since 1992 in both city and country locations
in the ACT, NSW and here in Victoria. A member of the Calligraphy Society
of Victoria, (she was dragooned into the Postscript team as soon
as she set foot in Victoria), Canberra Calligraphy Society, the Australian
Society of Calligraphers and CLAS.
Michalina can be contacted by