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Valley Calligraphy Guild
Schedule of Meetings, Events and Projects

Location of General Meetings

Emmaus Lutheran Church
Fellowship Hall
1250 West 18th Avenue, Eugene
Most meeting start at 7 PM

Valley Calligraphy Guild General Meetings are often held on the 4th Thursday of the month. Other Thursday meetings and changes in schedule are indicated in color.

May 2017
ongoing
Valley Calligraphy Guild Show at Mt. Angel Abbey
see flyer
31
Valley Calligraphy Guild Show at Mt. Angel Abbey
Last day of show
July 2017
15

Serendipity Day
9 AM- 1 PM
Bring your basic tools. Share a creative idea if you can.

August 2017
1
Last day to enter your pieces in the Calligraphy Exhibit at the Oregon State Fair
Click for State Fair Website, scroll down to Calligraphy, click on Handbook and read instructions for entering. Note changes in categories.
10
Last day to drop off pieces in Eugene for delivery to the Oregon State Fair Calligraphy Exhibit. Click to email Heidi or call (541)-954-8690.
Aug. 25- Sept. 4
Calligraphy Exhibit at Oregon State Fair
September 2017
21

Annual VCG Members Potluck Dinner
6 PM
Bring salad or main dish
Pay your VCG dues
Calligraphic word - Abundance

October 2017
26
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
26
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - B2 Nib play - with Judy Black and Heidi Stolp
Bring if you have, we can always share.
3 tube watercolors ( red,yellow and blue or any three colors you like.)
A couple of metallic watercolors (like Fine Tech golds)
Plastic pallet with wells
B-2 and B-4 nibs, or what you have.
Pointed pen ( Brause EF66 doesn't work well for this technique. A Nikko G works well and a Hunt 101)
Water dish, mixing brush or two and paper towel
November 2017
1-29

All Oregon Calligraph Exhibit celebrating the
40th Anniversary of the
Capital Calligraphers
Theme - OREGON
Elsinore Framing and Fine Art Gallery
444 Ferry St. SE,
Salem, Oregon
Mon.-Fri. 9-6; Sat. 10-5
Artists' Reception Nov. 1, 2017 - 5-8 PM
See capitalcalligraphers.org for entry dates, forms, contact information, etc.

11-12
Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
A Sharp Pencil & a Keen Eye - Amity Parks
9
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
9
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Italic Practice with Nichol Rauch
December 2017
14
Annual VCG Members Holiday Party
6 PM
details to follow
January 2018
18
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
18
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Foundational Alphabet
Bring C2 pen, practice paper and ink
February 2018
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Design for Calligraphy
Bring favorite writing tool, practice paper and ink
March 2018
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Mat cutting, framing, and preparing a calligraphic piece for display. Presented by Rick and Judith Bailey
April 2018
26
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
26
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Local Calligraphy Signs. Presented by Phil Schoenherr
May 2018
24
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
24
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
3rd Annual Everything Calligraphic - Tool and Book Sale
A fundraiser for the VCG.

Donate calligraphy and art supplies and books you no longer use. Please price the items you bring in $1 increments, if possible.

 

News and Announcements

Index to Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletters 1981-2012 click for pdf

Order Calligraphic items created by members to support the Valley Calligraphy Guild
Pots & Pens 4

Pots & Pens 4  Calligraphy/Cook Book

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Calligraphic Post Cards
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Check Workshops web page for upcoming events

Send camera-ready submissions and holiday cards for the next issue of the
Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletter
Please turn in items and
information to the Newsletter Team

Judy Black
2684 Chad Drive
Eugene OR 97408
541 485-2336
dnjblack@comcast.net

Edie Roberts
2366 Washington St.
Eugene OR 97405
541 345-2106
edierobscribe10@gmail.com


For information contact Valley Calligraphy Guild Chairperson Kay Beckham (541-895-5862)

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Page Updated May 2017