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Colleagues of Calligraphy Library

The Colleagues have an extensive library inventory. Members have access to a multimedia library of books, videos, slides, magazines and a variety of newsletters. Items can be checked out from September through May.

Contact our Librarian at for additional information. Please write "CoC Library" in the subject line of your email.

Colleagues' Library List

Colleagues' Library Use Policy

The Jo White Scholarship Award (JWSA) has been established by the Colleagues of Calligraphy. Applications now being accepted and are due January 31 of each calendar year. Call for Applications, Facilitator Guidelines, Juror Guidelines, and Application.

The Colleagues' Portfolio Group invites members to apply for juried participation. Its purpose is to provide to members higher goals and challenges.

Invitation, Application, Jurying Procedures,
and Trajan Worksheet.

Sponsored by the Colleagues of Calligraphy
August 13-16, 2015, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
On-line registration opens February 1, 2015


     2015 Fall Calligraphy & Related Art Classes
Offered by Colleagues Members

Pat Barrett: “Beginning Calligraphy”; Learn the basics of the Italic miniscule (lower case) hand including the important elements of this alphabet. Three Saturdays, Sept. 26, Oct. 3 & 10, White Bear Center for the Arts, 4971 Long Ave., White Bear Lake, MN, ,

Anne Kaese:  For a variety of calligraphy and art related offerings near the Fargo, ND area, outstate MN and local venues, view all the listings at\education

Kris MacDonald: “Pointed Pen Calligraphy” featuring the Copperplate script, eight Thursdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Info:  Registrar at 952.473.7361, x. 16:

Kris MacDonald: “Beginning Calligraphy – Italic”, six Tuesdays, Oct. 6 – Nov. 10, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Hopkins Community Education, Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins. , 952.988.4070

Kris MacDonald: “Beginning Calligraphy – Italic”, three Sundays, Oct. 25 – Nov. 8, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, 1011 So. Washington Ave., Mpls.,, 612.215.2545

Judith Michalski: “Beginning Informal Italic”, seven Tuesdays, Sept. 29-Nov. 24 (no class Nov. 3), 6:30-8:30 p.m., Saint Paul Community Education, 1780 West 7th Street, St. Paul. 651.744.3072

Judith Michalski: “Beginning Informal Italic”, six Thursdays, Oct. 8 - Nov. 12,  6:45-8:45 p.m., South High School, 3131 – 19th Ave. So., Minneapolis, 612.668.4326

Lori Tews: "Intro to Italic Calligraphy”; Learn the basics of an elegant, classic calligraphic hand and more. Four Tuesdays, Oct. 6-27, 5:00 -7:30 p.m., at Wet Paint, 1684 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651.698.6431, ;

Additional classes will be listed as they become available.


Classes, Workshops, Conferences and Information

Camp Cheerio
North Carolina, 2015 class information.
Iampeth: The International Assoc. of Master Penmen, Engrossers & Teachers of Handwriting, 2015 Conference.
Randall M. Hasson: Calligraphy, painting and journal techniques
2014 International Calligraphy Conference, Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX
2015 International Calligraphy Conference, Sonoma, California
Juried Show Selection Process

Local Art Supplies
Art Materials
Wet Paint
Dick Blick
Online Supplies and Information
Daniel Smith
John Neal
Paper & Ink Arts
Sites of Interest
Edina Art Center
Saint John’s Bible
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Paradise Pen

Tool and Feather

Cropped B

Ink and pens