“After witnessing the killing of George Floyd and watching the people take to the streets worldwide, I needed to add my voice to the outrage against injustice in a positive and loving way.”
Barbara Arzt



This is the first Portland Society for Calligraphy online exhibition. PSC members were asked to respond to the words “Justice, Love, Peace,” and 48 artists enthusiastically responded with 66 works of art that show just how powerful calligraphy can be. Kudos to each and every one of the participants for making this show a success.
The sizes listed are unframed, to the edges of the paper.
The art is shown alphabetically by last name of the artist. To see a larger image of the art and information about the piece, please click on the image.
If you are interested in purchasing one of the artworks please contact JoAnn Pari-Mueller at hungarianjo@aol.com.

Thank you and enjoy the show!

Exhibit Chair and entry forms, JoAnn Pari-Mueller
Photographs, Ellen White
Technical Support and Exhibit design, Sue Greenseth, Connie Menjivar



The Portland Society for Calligraphy was founded by Lloyd Reynolds and a group of his students after a long alliance with the Society for Italic Handwriting in England. Portland Society for Calligraphy is the oldest calligraphy guild in the United States. We were first known as the Western American Branch of the Society for Italic Handwriting. 

We offer an extensive workshop program aimed at all levels of skill. Our teachers include internationally renowned calligraphers as well as local talent. We sponsor an annual weekend retreat during the month of February at the Menucha Retreat Center in the beautiful Columbia Gorge. The Guild also exhibits members’ artwork in an annual non-juried show.

Joining the society

Becoming a member of your local calligraphy guild is a great way to find friends, mentors, and professional contacts. Our guild contains some of the area’s most notable and accomplished scribes, as well as a number of newcomers looking to dip their pen for the first time. 

We encourage you and your friends to come and visit us during one of our regular monthly meetings (September-June), and see what all the fuss is about. When you arrive, make sure to tell someone it’s your first time visiting and we’ll be sure to make you feel right at home.

Learn more about our membership options and the benefits of joining the Portland Society for Calligraphy. >>



Upcoming Events

An Online Workshop with Amity Parks

Join us as Amity Parks presents: Bold and Blended—Chunky Roman Caps in Belgian Bister Inks

Saturday, October 31, and Sunday, November 1, 2020
 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


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PSC Calendar

September 1–October 31  “Justice Love Peace” online member exhibit
October 31–November 1 — “Bold and Blended” workshop with Amity Parks