Society for Calligraphy

The Society for Calligraphy, Southern California, is a non-profit educational organization which promotes the study, teaching and practice of calligraphy and related disciplines. It also encourages the exchange of ideas through speakers, program meetings, workshops, its journal and bulletin, the annual retreat and regional groups.

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via Zoom

Nancy Ouchida¬≠-Howells takes us on the Calligraphic Journey of Love.  This illustrated talk gives insight to Nancy and David's very harmonious, working and productive relationship that spanned the globe.

June 6, 2021   11 AM-2 PM  PDT

     Click the Annual General Meeting           link for details

     SfC's early years:           Momentous steps that led to our founding

This latest Zoom event covers SfC's early years, leading up to our founding on February 2, 1974, and includes important events through 1976.  Click on these links to access unedited videos of our talk with founding members, as well as special guests, Selimah Nemoy and Donald Jackson. We are grateful for the work these early members did to get us to where we are today, a vibrant community of lovers of hand-lettering, both professionals and enthusiasts.

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Remembering friends and colleagues who are no longer with us.

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