Worldwide Calligraphy Classes and Events June 2015 Update
Jean Wilson is teaching lessons for calligraphy students on her blog: http://pushingtheenvelopes.blogspot.com/search/label/nib%20lessons.
To view the supply list and the books recommended by Jean, please visit: http://www.johnnealbooks.com/prod_detail_list/996
Bryn Chernoff from Paperfinger teaches three continuing online classes at Skillshare, including Calligraphy I: Writing in Classic Modern Script.
To view the class, please visit: http://skl.sh/UAnbTu
To view the supplies needed for this class, visit: http://www.johnnealbooks.com/prod_detail_list/Paperfinger
The Birmingham Calligraphy Guild offers a variety of educational opportunities throughout the year in the form of classes, workshops, and other training events. Note: web browsers indicate that their website is not safe, so use their Facebook page instead: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Birmingham-Calligraphy/226113411698
2016 Reggie Ezell Yearlong Class: Birmingham, AL. Contact Dana Jacobson: email@example.com
Registration now open for this year’s summer conference.
July 25 to August 1, 2015.The Passionate Pen: 34th International Calligraphy Conference. Sonoma State University in Northern California. Marcia Friedman and Melissa Titone are Co-Directors. You
may register now online at http://www.thepassionatepen.org. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The sooner you sign up, the lower your registration number, which improves your chances of getting into the classes you want.
The Passionate Pen UPDATE:
You can register online for the conference. Their website lists the classes that are full and the ones that still have space.
You can pre-order books and supplies for The Passionate Pen through John Neal Bookseller. John Neal Bookseller will also have a week-long bookstore open at the conference.
One-day classes are listed here: http://www.thepassionatepen.org/one-day-classes/
Four-day classes are listed here: http://www.thepassionatepen.org/four-day-classes/
Friends of Calligraphy (San Francisco Bay Area) lists workshops, members who teach, and ongoing classes on their website: http://www.friendsofcalligraphy.org/
June 13-August 22, 2015. Kalligraphia XIV, the triennial non-juried exhibition by members of Friends of Calligraphy. San Francisco Public Library, Civic Center. Skylight Gallery, Sixth Floor.
August 8-9, 2015. Marina Soria: Creation of Shape. $140 FOC members / $180 non-members.
September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 1, 8, 13, 20. Melissa Titone: Copperplate. Six Tuesday evenings and two Thursday evenings, 6:30pm – 9:30pm. $140 FOC members / $150 non-members.
October 27, November 3, 10, 19. Patricia Coltrin: Italic Handwriting. Three Tuesday evenings and one Thursday evening, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm. $80 FOC members / $85 non-members.
Classes at Fort Mason
Pacific Scribes: www.pacificscribes.net
San Diego Fellow Calligraphers: http://www.sdfconline.com/
For workshops: http://www.sdfconline.com/Workshops/workshops.html
Society for Calligraphy (Southern California): www.societyforcalligraphy.org
August 30, 2015. Rainbow Writing with Parallel Pens with Jane Shibata. 12:30-4:30pm. $35.
September 26, 2015. Free Range Writing with Margaret Morgan. Saturday, 11:00 am – 5:30 pm & Sunday, 9:30 am- 4:30 pm. Location: Cal State University, Long Beach. $120.
Colorado Calligraphers Guild: www.coloradocalligraphers.com
June 27, 2015. Geoff Ferguson: Decorated Envelopes.
July 25, 2015. Renee Jorgensen: Basic Italic.
Summit Scribes. Colorado Springs. http://summitscribes.org/
June 13 – 14, 2015. Monogram Design with Barry Morentz. 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. $160 for members and $175 for non-members. Coastal Lodge on 637 Pequot Trail, Stonington.
The Washington Calligraphers Guild has many workshop taught by internationally renowned calligraphers as well as local artists. Meetings are held at Concord – St. Andrews Church, 5910 Goldsboro Road at the intersection of River and Goldsboro Roads in Bethesda, MD 20817-6034. Workshops at various locations.
Fall 2015. Barry Morentz.
Idaho Inkspots Calligraphy Guild: http://www.idahoinkspots.org/
Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707. For info on this workshop: http://www.reggieezell.com/primitive-to-modern/index.html
Reggie can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chicago Calligraphy Collective
Details for these workshops on website.
June 27-28, 2015. Eliza Schulte Holliday: Tomatoes and Windows.
August 2-3, 2015. Yves Leterme: Subtle and Sensuous Brushstrokes.
September 26-27, 2015. Pamela Paulsrud: Life Lines.
For classes in the Chicago area: http://chicagocalligraphy.org/classes-offered-elsewhere-by-ccc-members-2/
Calligraphy Guild of Indiana.http://calligin.org/
Michiana Calligraphy Guild. http://www.michianacalligraphy.com/
Lettersong Calligraphy Studio/Gallery, 1501 Story Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206.Workshops, gallery events, and classes. For more info, contact Jen Grove. Email: email@example.com Phone: 502-819-1439. Also the Facebook page: Lettersong Calligraphy Studio/Gallery.
2015 Yearlong class with Reggie Ezell: 26 Seeds. 6 weekend workshops. Remaining dates: July 18-19, Sept 12-13, Nov 7-8.
New Orleans Lettering Arts Association.
For more information: http://www.neworleanscalligraphy.org/
The Abbey Studio, 10 Accord Pond Drive, Hingham MA 02043. theabbeystudio.com
Classes with Maryanne Grebenstein:
For more information or to join Masscribes please visit http://www.masscribes.org/ or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michigan Association of Calligraphers
More information: http://micallig.org/home-2/upcoming-events. Contact: email@example.com
Through July 11, 2015. Written in the Mitten Calligraphy Exhibition. Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 4th Street, Jackson, MI, 49203. This year’s exhibition is a joint endeavor by the Michigan Association of Calligraphers and Pen Dragons Calligraphy Guild. This will be a juried exhibition and will be populated by the finest of contemporary as well as classic works of calligraphic art. The opening reception will be held the day the exhibit opens on April 18th, 2015, from 2pm to 4pm.
Colleagues of Calligraphy. More information: http://www.colleaguesofcalligraphy.com/events.html
Info on one-day and ongoing calligraphy classes in the St Louis Area taught by Leslie Barnes, Joanne Kluba, Barb Reed, and Cheryl Teft can be found at: http://stlcalligraphyguild.org/local-classes/
Book Arts Classes and Workshops at Paper Birds Studio. 4175 Loughborough Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116. Scroll down on this webpage: http://stlcalligraphyguild.org/local-classes/
July 15 – Aug 19, 2015, Wednesdays. Calvert Guthrie: Handwritten Letter Forms. 6-9pm. Kansas City Art Institute, 4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111. (816) 472-4852. $199 + $20. More info: https://lumen.kcai.edu/web_disk/2-21/course_syllable/HandwrittenLetterforms_MasterCourseOutline.pdf
To sign up: https://lumen.kcai.edu/applications/projects/kcai/cps/?page=search&s=MDW-150-31
The Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes. A Calligraphy and Paper Arts Society. For more information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and check out our website at http://fabulouslvscribes.weebly.com.
June 27 and 28. Spencerian with Schin Loong.
Kathy Milici Classes. Newton, New Jersey. More info and to register: http://www.24karatdesigns.com/studio-classes
For classes and supply lists:
Book Art Workshops with Laura Wait in Santa Fe, NM 2015. Please see http://www.laurawait.com/workshops/ for more info. Email Laura at email@example.com.
August 3-6. Mon-Thurs. Writing as Image, Exposed Sewing Structures.
Sept 28- Oct 1. Mon-Thurs. Primitive Printmaking, Markmaking and the Drum Leaf Book.
June 26, 2015. Evening Presentation. 6-7pm.New Mexico History Museum Auditorium. 113 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM. Free and open to the public.
June 27-28, 2015 Workshop: 20 for 20, Small Spaces / Great Compositions: The Fullness & Emptiness. New Mexico History Museum Classroom. 113 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM. More info: http://www.coloradocalligraphers.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Massimo_SantaFe_June2015-Flyer.pdf
Society of Scribes: http://www.societyofscribes.org/calligraphy-classes-workshops/