Calligraphy Workshops

The Portland Society for Calligraphy hosts workshops on a variety of calligraphic styles throughout the year, and all are welcome to attend. We reserve priority registration for our members, so apply today in order to secure a seat in the class of your choosing!


All members in good standing receive registration priority for all PSC workshops. To make sure you’re able to secure a seat in the workshop of your choice, become a member here!

Modernizing Historical Hands: Uncial with Annie Cicale
September 8th &  9th, 2018 with Annie Cicale

In this workshop we will work a few examples from around 8th century uncial manuscripts, some written at a comfortable pen angle and another at a flat angle with a good deal of pen manipulation. We’ll also look at many other uncials, studying them for variety and consistency.

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Non-Sewn Manuscript Bookbinding for Artists with Suzanne Moore
October 12th, 2018 with Suzanne Moore

Non-sewn bookbinding options of manuscript books and artists’ books can allow a page-spread to unbroken by the sewing thread, and still create a substantial and beautiful book form.

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Elucidare – Lettering as Image and Complementary Textural Writing
October 13th and 14th, 2018 with Suzanne Moore

How does the interplay of writing and painting make the message of the text shine? When do letters dance, and work and image create the perfect balance in a 2D piece or on the pages of a book?

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Layer Upon Layer
November 10th, 2018 with Heidi Stolp

This event will be a fun experience of learning and exploring techniques and design layout of layers of art and words.

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See a list of upcoming 2018 – 2019 workshops » 

Our Talented Member Teachers

Many of our incredible members teach calligraphy classes and private lessons in and around the Portland Area. Below, you can view some of their offerings and feel free to reach out to them directly to book lessons or attend classes. All interactions and arrangements with the following individuals are between the two parties involved, and PSC does not act as a liaison for arranging or scheduling such lessons.

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Christine Colasurdo

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Angelina Cox

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Penelope Culbertson

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Carol DuBosch

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David Grimes

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Holly Monroe

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Cora Pearl

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Rebecca Read

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