Holly Monroe

In 1974, I began my journey as the third generation calligrapher in my family.  My background stems from the Zanerian College of Penmanship where my father and grandfather studied. After studying with prominent American & British lettering artists worldwide, my custom calligraphy grew in it’s diversity, attracting both traditional and contemporary commissions for personal, commercial, corporate, university, church, greeting card & gift markets. 
For 38 years, my calligraphy studio prospered in Cincinnati, Ohio but is now situated in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Distance is no object as I work with clients nationally and internationally. My motivation, “to feed the soul by making meaningful words beautiful” spurs me on to design inspirational texts with flourishes, florals, illustrations and colorful hand lettering, specializing with 23k gold leaf and calfskin.  You might enjoy my website shop where I offer a line of creative reproductions available for purchase. Visit my studio by appointment.

Services Offered:
  • Books (Memorial, Eulogy, Anniversary, etc.)

  • Broadsides 

  • Certificates & Awards

  • Family Trees

  • Greeting Cards & Gifts

  • Invitations & Stationary

  • Logos

  • Mission Statements

  • Walls

Classes Offered:
Private Lessons

A variety of lettering styles available.
$65/hour bi-weekly or monthly.
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Calligraphy Cruise
$495. plus cost of cabin
October 7-14, 2017
Boston to Montreal
Get away on this fabulous 7-night/day Fall Leaves, Calligraphy Cruise sailing from Boston to Montreal with 5 ports of call.