WCG logo by Sheila WatersFounded in 1976, the Washington Calligraphers Guild is a nonprofit organization of more than 500 U.S. and international lettering artists of all skill levels, from professional scribes to enthusiastic beginners and non-calligraphers who appreciate the lettering and book arts.

(Art at right by Carol DuBosch)

Carol DuBosch

 

About the Washington Calligraphers Guild
Calligraphy classes in the Washington area
Exhibits
Freelance calligraphers ~
Hire a lettering artist
Graceful Envelope Contest

History of calligraphy, lettering and typeface design

Library
Links to websites of interest
Meetings
~ See you in the fall!
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Scholarships ~ The Zapf Education Fund
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal
Workshops

Debra Brown



NEW SCRIPSIT!

Editor Michael Clark continues his focus on The Pointed Pen from his 2015 issue. This new volume features artists Mike Kesceg, Heather Victoria Held, Keith Morris, Don Marsh, Hoffmann Angelic Design and a gallery of other talented calligraphers.
How to obtain a copy

 
 

Gerry Jackson Kerdok's Graceful Envelope was a winner in the 2016
Graceful Envelope Contest
View winning entries in all categories

 

Artwork by Sheila Waters for her series of articles in Letter Arts Review magazineE-mail the Guild

Last updated May 22, 2017 by the Washington Calligraphers Guild
P.O. Box 3688, Merrifield, VA 22116

WCG logo at top and "Calligraphy" above by Sheila Waters.Ornament below menu by Debra Brown. The "abcxyz" artwork displayed along the left side of every page of this website is by Charlie Hughes and © Washington Calligraphers Guild.

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