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

03.02.19 Registration for the April weekend workshop Strength in Letterforms—Using the Chisel-Edged Brush with Janey Westin is now open! Participants will work with a chisel-edged brush to gain a better understanding and greater confidence in use of Roman letterforms.
Check it out here.

01.16.19 Applications for the Jo White Scholarship Award are being accepted until February 1. Visit the JWSA page to learn the details. There is an updated list of learning opportunities to give you some ideas of how to use the scholarship to improve your skills or learn new ones.

11.07.18 You know what you should do? You should enter the The Graceful Envelope Contest, that’s what! The 25th annual contest urges artists to “find new ways to use calligraphy, graphic design and postage stamps to enhance their entries. It may be a small canvas, but you are capable of big ideas.”

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

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