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

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Attend the first program of our new calligraphy season!

We are now live. Click at right to watch Gemma Black LIVE!

 


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.

Workshop review by Gail Stenghelle

Gail Stenghelle describes her experience taking Amity Parks’ pencil class before last year’s MIDWEST Art & Lettering Retreat. Read it here.

 

All the best to you all, and see you on the 15th!

Jean Formo, Programs Director

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.