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2016 Fall Calligraphy & Art Related Classes
Offered by Colleagues Members

Kris MacDonald: “Pointed Pen – Copperplate”, Tuesdays, September 13 - October 25, 6:30–8:30pm; Minnetonka Center for the Arts,, 952.473.7361 ext.16

Judith Michalski: “Beginning Informal Italic”, 6 sessions, Tuesdays, October 4 – November 15 (no class on Nov. 8), 6:30-8:30pm;

Judith Michalski: “Beginning Informal Italic”, 7 sessions, Thursdays, October 6 – November 24 (no class on Nov. 10), 6:45-8:45pm;

Kris MacDonald: “Pointed Pen – Copperplate”, Thursdays, November 3 – December 15, 6:30-8:30pm;, 952-.988-.4070

Lori Tews: "Contemporary Calligraphy", Tuesdays, November 8, 15, 22, 5-7:30pm, Wet Paint Artists' Materials and Framing, 651-698-6431; index.php/event/intro-contemporary-calligraphy-lori- tews/

Lori Tews: Free demo "Brush Lettering and Folded Pen Lettering", Thursday, November 10, 5:30-7:30pm; index.php/event/brush- lettering-and-folded-pen- lettering-demo-with-lori-tews/

Jean Formo: "Silverpoint Drawing: The Delicate Line", Saturday, December 1, 10am-5pm; silverpoint-drawing-the-delicate-line-taught-by-jean-formo

Additional classes will be listed as they become available.


LetterWorks Arts Conference: June 24 - July 1, 2017

The 36th International Lettering Arts Conference will be held at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. This is a gathering of commercial and fine artists whose passion in hand lettering with highly-regarded scribes from around the world teaching eager learners of all skill levels.


The 2018 International Calligraphy Conference


Colleagues of Calligraphy Library

The Colleagues has 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.

Juried Show Selection Process


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

Tool and Feather

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Ink and pens