Calligraphy is thriving in beautiful Birmingham,
Hi! My name is Leah Dueffer, and
as the current president, Id like to take this opportunity to
introduce you to the exciting world of calligraphy through our guild
The Birmingham Calligraphy Guild, Les Enlumineurs,
seeks to promote the art of beautiful writing in the Birmingham
Our membership consists of a very diverse
group of calligraphers, from the hobbyist to the full-time professional and
every level of interest in between. We come from Alabama, Tennessee,
Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Kentucky and many of our members travel
to Birmingham to participate in the numerous learning opportunities hosted
by the guild.
you would like more information about the guild please contact either Leah or our membership chair, Jim Davis.
Our guild was recently featured in the Paper
& Ink Arts blog. You can view the article by following the link below.
Paper and Ink Arts Guild Showcase
The Birmingham Calligraphy Guild will be holding our annual
Orientation Fair on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00
p.m. at the Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook) community meeting
We're looking for members to showcase your expertise! If you can
demonstrate a calligraphy hand or a type of artwork that goes along
with calligraphy, we'd love your help! Please reply back so we can
get you on our lineup.
We'd also love for members to bring finished pieces to display
in the room. This could be envelopes you've made or received or
If you would like to participate in the Orientation Fair, please
reply back and we'll be expecting you! You'll receive a welcome
packet from the Guild, and as you move along to each station,
you'll receive handouts that you'll be able to take home.
So far, we will have demonstrations in:
Calligraphy in the world of Harry Potter
Please join us!
November 12 and 13
The Holiday Flourish and
Italian Hand with Heather Held
this workshop has a waiting list
We have a full year of great workshops and fantastic programs! See the complete schedule >>