Brian was born in 1933 in Leicestershire where he still lives and works. He was a fellow student with Donald Jackson at the Central School of Arts & Crafts in London, in 1957/8, studying calligraphy with Irene Wellington and Mervyn Oliver. He worked as a lettering artist and graphic designer, but now concentrates on calligraphy and heraldic art.
View an interview with calligrapher Brian Simpson
Brian Simpson was unavailable for video, so instead enjoy an audio interview with images of his work.