Welcome!

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

The Members Only and Classifieds pages are ready for you! Look for the email telling you how to access these password-protected pages. (If you haven’t renewed or joined yet, you will receive the password as soon as you do.) Members Only can be found under “PEOPLE” and Classifieds is found under “RESOURCES.”

 

We are halfway to our goal for our annual Membership Renewal Campaign, but there are only 8 days left! (If you tried to renew but encountered problems, please try again—we fixed the problem with the link.) We’d love to report that we wrapped it up on time when we see you at our November program, “Be in the Moment: Visual Journaling as a Daily Practice” presented by Roz Stendahl.

 

An Interview with Roz Stendahl

Programs Director Jean Formo conducted a delightful and informative interview with our November program guest presenter, Roz Stendahl. Read it at the end of the November program description here.

 

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Maura Lynch, President


 

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President’s Message

 

I am fond of saying that when you discover calligraphy, and others who share your love of the art of beautiful handwriting, you have found your tribe.

From the look and feel of lush papers to out-of-the-ordinary surfaces lettered with rich inks, pigments or paints, hand-made lettering simply takes our breath away.

Maybe you are new to appreciating or learning about calligraphy. Perhaps you are a long-time student or master of this art.

Whatever your background, I invite you to explore how we express our passion for calligraphy. Our members are a generous, welcoming group of people, eager to learn from you and share what they know.

This website, newly re-designed as of July 2017, enables us to be more interactive. We expect and are excited for how it will change and develop over time.

I invite you to share your thoughts and ideas about what you find here – or would like to find – by contacting me at president@colleaguesofcalligraphy.com.

Maura Lynch

 

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.