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.

WCG 45th Anniversary Juried Exhibit

Congratulations to the following artists and WCG Members who were recently chosen by our 3-juror panel to have works featured in our upcoming Scripsit journal as well as in a forthcoming online exhibit on our website:

Amy Bennett Phawnda Moore
Carol DuBosch Jane Otto
Ann Erickson Marcy Robinson
Gerry Jackson Kerdok Cynthia Schubert
Elizabeth McKee Nahid Tootoonch
  Joanne Wasserman


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Elected Officers

PresidentTamara Stoneburner(+1 571-225-5389)
Vice PresidentKaren Daly
TreasurerNancy Markisohn
SecretaryGilda Penn
Member at LargeElissa Krieg

Standing Committees – We need your help!

Workshop Chairvacant
Workshop Registrarvacant
Membership ChairGretchen Elson
MailingsPatricia Swanson
Budget & FinanceBarbara Enyeart
Registered AgentBarbara Enyeart
Website ChairLorraine Swerdloff
Bulletin LiaisonPamn Klinedinst
Scripsit LiaisonTamara Stoneburner
LibraryLucinda Wright
Zapf ScholarshipMarta Legeckis
Social MediaPamn Klinedinst (Facebook)
Erin Cassidy (Instagram)
PublicityFelecia McFail
Nominating ChairPatricia Munson

Special Assistants to the Board

ArchivistLucinda Wright
ParliamentarianMargaret-Ann F. Howie
Graceful Envelope ContestErin Cassidy

Help Wanted

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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 and read this Message from the President.

2020-2021 Graceful Envelope winners are online

Kathy Barker - BIS

Jurors named Kathy Barker's butterfly envelope Best in Show for 2020/21. The theme was Double Vision, a take on 2020.