Founded 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.
|President||Tamara Stoneburner||(+1 571-225-5389)|
|Vice President||Karen Daly|
|Member at Large||Virginia Lockhart|
Elections occur annually in May.
|Workshop Chair||Kacie-Linn Engle|
|Workshop Registrar||Janice Reyes|
|Membership Chair||Gretchen Elson|
|Budget & Finance||Barbara Enyeart|
|Registered Agent||Barbara Enyeart|
|Website Chair||Lorraine Swerdloff|
|Bulletin Liaison||Pamn Klinedinst|
|Scripsit Liaison||Tamara Stoneburner|
|Zapf Scholarship||Marta Legeckis|
|Social Media||Pamn Klinedinst (Facebook)|
Erin Cassidy (Instagram)
|Nominating Chair||Patricia Munson|
We are looking for members interested in helping with the website and treasury, in addition to all vacant positions. Interested, but not sure if you know how? Training is available! Contact Tamara Stoneburner.
The WCG is offering exclusive online workshops to members only for the rest of 2020. If you're not a member, join now and get this benefit.
The New Wave of Lettering Artists
The Spring 2020 Scripsit, edited by Randall M. Hasson, introduces readers to up-and-coming calligraphers and artists to keep an eye on as their careers flourish and mature.
View Randall Hasson's Journal Techniques video.
Yves Leterme is teaching Built-Up (Drawn) Capitals which began online May 13, 2020.
John Neal Bookseller has compiled a list of online calligraphy classes by some of the best teachers worldwide.
WCG member Carol DuBosch, a master Calligrapher in Portland OR, has been creating art every day in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Her passionate efforts have resulted in an eBook that she has gifted to the Oregon Food Bank to help encourage donations during this health crisis.
As a thank you to anyone who donates on Oregon Food Bank’s website, you will have access to a downloadable version of Carol's eBook – The Calligraphic Coronavirus Chronicles.
WCG members: Don't miss emails from the Guild!
– Put [email protected] in your contacts or address book
– Look in promotional and spam folders for emails
from "Washington Calligraphers Guild"
Website administrator: Lorraine Swerdloff
WCG logo by Sheila Waters.
"abcxyz" artwork by Charlie Hughesand © Washington Calligraphers Guild.