NOLAA Calligraphy Exhibit

   The NOLAA Calligraphy Exhibit is fast approaching but it is not too late to participate.

calligraphy This is a wonderful chance for the public to see the beauty of calligraphic art.  The opening will take place during Art for Art’s Sake on October 3rd & will remain on exhibit through November 6th.    We encourage members of all skill  levels to enter a piece.  The opening reception will include live music  and refreshments, so bring your family and friends!


Membership Form 2015-2016 website version-2

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2015 September Meeting

Back to Basics

September 12th at 9:30am at the East Jefferson Regional Library

(4747 W. Napolean Ave, Metairie)

We hope you will join us at our first meeting, Back to Basics, on Saturday, September 12 at 9:30am at the East Jefferson Regional Library.

NOLAA president Debbie Fleming will review Italic calligraphy and show a DVD on italic from calligrapher teacher Reggie Ezell.  Beginners, here’s your chance for a lesson in a basic calligraphy style in an informal setting. We will also explore different inks and papers. *There will be a small materials fee for non-members.

italicYou should bring: (1) Pencil, ruler, eraser (2) Paper for practicing and taking notes (3) Chisel-edge marker or Metal Nib with pen holder:  Speedball type C-1 or C-2 chisel edge and a bottle of ink  or  “Parallel” pen that uses cartridges.

*Please register on the website (members and non-members) if you plan to attend. If you have questions, you are welcome to call Debbie Fleming at (504)401-0144.

At 9:30 there will be a short business meeting, where we will provide details of our October calligraphy exhibit, which is being hosted by Mystic Blue Signs.

NOLAA Calligraphy Exhibit —  Oct3-Nov 6


calligraphyArt for Art’s Sake on Magazine Street is one of the biggest art events of the New Orleans scene. People from all over the world will see the exhibit. Please come to the opening reception Saturday, October 3 from 6 to 9pm, and bring your friends. There will be live music and refreshments.

The NOLAA show is unjuried, and we encourage calligraphers of all levels of experience to make a piece for the show. We hope all our members will participate.

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Calligraphy Classes

Several members of our guild are not only talented calligraphers but also wonderful teachers who offer classes in calligraphy & bookbinding.

Roxanne Beard will offer a Copperplate class on September 26th.

Yvette Rutledge of Mystic Blue Signs has a variety of classes throughout the fall.

Eugenia Uhl offers classes in bookbinding & calligraphy.

For more information click on the Calligraphy Classes tab in the main menu on the left.

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NOLAA Program 2015-2016

The Board of the New Orleans Lettering Arts Association has been meeting all summer to plan very special activities for our calligraphers in the coming year.

We have organized:

~ a members’ calligraphy exhibit during Art for Art’s Sake

~ a major workshop with sensational Irish calligrapher Denis Brown

~ and monthly meetings covering techniques from basic calligraphy to bookbinding


Send in your dues today!
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Renew, Renew, Renew

It’s time to renew your membership !

NOLAA membership card

We are planning another exciting year including workshops and demonstrations.

But most exciting of all is the return of the NOLAA Exhibit.

It will open on October 3, 2015 during Art for Art’s Sake and will be held at Mystic Blue Signs.

Remember you must be a NOLAA member in order to participate.

Click here for NOLAA Exhibit Form 2015

Click here for Membership Form 2015-2016 

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