WCG logo by Sheila Waters
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.   
[Right: Julian Waters]

Julian Waters


About the Washington Calligraphers Guild
Calligraphy classes in the Washington area
Exhibits ~ 40th Anniversary Exhibit, June 16-July 29
Freelance calligraphers ~ Hire a lettering artist
Graceful Envelope Contest ~ 2018 winners will be announced soon!
History of calligraphy, lettering and typeface design
Library ~ includes books for learning calligraphy.
Links to websites of interest
Meetings ~ Enjoy a creative summer! See you in the fall!
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Meet Our Members ~ Interview with Mohamed Zakariya
Scholarships ~ The 2018 Zapf Education Fund Winner!
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal
Workshops ~ 2018 Workshop Bulletin now available!

New Scripsit Now Available!

Scripsit Vol. 40,
No. 1 (2018)

In this issue, editor Michael Clark focuses on calligraphic artists from Russia, with some artists from nearby countries, including Ukraine and Finland.

Register for 2018 Workshops

Check out the new listings on our Workshops page



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

Last updated May 17, 2018 by the Washington Calligraphers Guild
P.O. Box 3688, Merrifield, VA 22116

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