Letters California Style 2013 – this weekend 2/15 – 2/18

Letters California Style is the Society for Calligraphy Members’ Conference, taking place at Kellogg West, the conference center at Cal Poly Pomona, February 15 – 18, this weekend.

I’m the On-Site-Manager this year. We have the best classes ever this year, arranged by Carrie Imai and the board, including Pat Blair from the White House calligraphy staff, Luca Barcellona coming from Italy and local teachers as well. I’ve ordered the new book by Barcellona and will have them for sale at the conference for the special price of $90. It’s a great book and when looking at it, I realize what a versatile calligrapher he is. The book has a poster of brush Fraktur as the wrap around the cover. I ordered 35 and they are on a first come first served basis.

Take Your Pleasure Seriously by Luca Barcellona

Luca is giving a lecture on Sunday evening (7:30 – 8:30 pm in the cafeteria), but will sign our copies of the book during the whole weekend.

Please come to the conference even to visit, see the exhibits, and shop at Paper and Ink Arts. The mini-classes are open to all SfC members and the lecture is open to all on Sunday night. Hope to see you there. For more information you can go to societyforcalligraph.org.

Letters California Style 2013
15 -18 February 2013
Kellogg West Conference Center
Cal Poly Pomona
3801 West Temple, Pomona

If you are not a participant, you can still come to see what all the FUN is about.

•  Work-in-Progress Walk Through
On Sunday, 11:30am to 1:30pm is our “Work-in-Progress Walk-Through”.  You are welcome to see what is happening in the classrooms.

•  Paper and Ink Art
Our vendor, Paper and Ink Art, will be in our auditorium with lots and lots of goodies. Jennifer Allen has once again graced us with her abundant supplies for purchase.

•  Scribe Store
Our Scribe Store will be selling handmade items from our members and teachers. There are extremely creative arts here for purchase.  Scribe Store will NOT be open during class times (9am-5pm).

•  Exhibits
Across from the cafeteria, the Teachers and Participants Exhibits will be open for viewing.

•  Raffles
We have lots of raffle items that will be located in the auditorium.  Lots of good stuff for just $1.

•  Mini-Classes
Some Mini-classes are still open and available to everyone.  They are Friday and Saturday evenings from 7pm-9pm.  If you are interested in a mini-class ($25 for 2-hour class), contact Karin Gable for more information.

•  Massage Therapist
We will also have Amy Richter, our massage therapist, here at Saturday and Sunday ($30 for 25 minutes of hands-on happiness). You do not have to be a participant to have a massage.

•  Lunch and Dinner
If you would like to join us for lunch or dinner on any day or evening, you are most welcome. You MUST pay at the door of the cafeteria before entering.  Lunch around $15 and dinner around $25.  All meals are buffet.