Lin Kerr was born in South Africa and relocated to the United Kingdom in 1998. She has a degree in Fine Arts, a teaching diploma and began calligraphy in 1985.Lin Kerr’s main interests as a lettering artist lies in exploring the beauty of the letter through various media, with a particular interest in abstract work. She has worked with her own hand-made paper, gold, vellum and textiles. She produces hand-crafted books and mixed media pieces, and is equally at home in oil paints, acrylic and watercolours.Lin is a fully qualified, recognised teacher with teaching certificates from CLAS (Calligraphy & Lettering Society) City & Guilds, a Fine Arts Degree, and a College Art teaching diploma. She teaches and exhibits internationally.