The Colleagues of Calligraphy based in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. is pleased to have you visit our digital home. We hope you enjoy what you find here and see why we think the world is a more interesting place wherever calligraphy is found.

The Latest News

10.10.19 Paper & Ink Arts - a long-time supplier of calligraphic tools to many of us - has featured the Colleagues on their blog. Check it out here!

08.12.19 Member Jean Formo will exhibit some of her new work from Sept. 1 - Oct. 31, 2019 at St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Bloomington. Click here for details!

07.29.19 We will be at the State Fair again on Saturday, August 31 from 9am-9pm! Want free admission for the day? Click here to sign up for a volunteering shift! It’ll be so much fun!

07.25.19 A new board is now leading The Colleagues of Calligraphy! Learn more about what each member of the Board of Directors brings to her position here.

04.23.19 Silverpoint! Cartouches! Roundels! Has it been a while since you’ve taken a calligraphy class? You can always find a list on our Member-Taught Classes page under the LEARNING menu at the top of every website page.

10.15.18 Do you have a creative event/endeavor you would like other people to know about? Email vicepresident@colleaguesofcalligraphy.com with the details and we’ll make sure it gets on the Members In Action page!

08.01.18  Have you read our programs director Jean Formo’s excellent guide for how to arrange a meaningful one and one-half day study time at HMML or a two and one-half day visit to study the manuscript holdings at HMML? The article tells you exactly how to do it, all the steps involved, and in what order to accomplish everything. Read it here.

07.10.18  We now have a space for members to share information of a more personal nature with their fellow colleagues. Visit the Members Only page now to become aware of things your fellow members “want you to know.” If you have an item you would like posted (or forgot your password), send an email to info@colleaguesofcalligraphy.com.






Mission Statement

Our mission is to PROMOTE the critical practice of calligraphy as a craft and as an art form, and to ENCOURAGE individual excellence, and to FOSTER a wider appreciation and a deeper understanding of calligraphy, its history and applications through the free interchange of ideas and techniques.

Art credits this page:  Diane von Arx – Colleagues of Calligraphy logo

Copyright for all art resides with the Colleagues of Calligraphy or the originators of the works. No reproduction is allowed without the express written permission of the Colleagues of Calligraphy or the individual artists.