Greater Cincinnati Calligraphers' Guild

March 18: Gouache and Liquid Gold

It’s been asked about using gouache in our calligraphy and how to use it. Karen McMannon will show us the techniques. We’ll be meeting on Sat. March 18th at 10 a.m. at the Bell Tower Pavilion.

Supply list:

  • Gouache (if you already have some)
  • Gum Arabic
  • Small brushes
  • Distilled water or regular water 
  • Paper
  • Your favorite nibs and holders
  • Mixing pan
  • Also, your favorite liquid gold if you have

The Greater Cincinnati Calligrapher’s Guild is open to anyone with an interest in the lettering arts.

Karen’s upcoming classes
Karen is teaching. See the attached info sheet here:

Contact Karen at

From our friends at CBAS
An invitation for visit / tour Tiger Lily Press on Sun. March 5th from 2-4 p.m. for a reception. See the attached link:

Call to Artists!
2023 Evendale Fine Arts Exhibit

For 21 years, we have had the privilege of showcasing the exceptional artistic talent of artists from all over the tri-state area at the Evendale Fine Arts Exhibit. And this year, we’re excited to do it again!

We’re now accepting submissions from adult artists (18 and over) who live or work within 50 miles of Evendale. From May 5-8, the Evendale Recreation Center will host this juried show, with the opening reception taking place on Friday, May 5 from 6-9 pm.

The early bird deadline is March 10, so don’t wait! Click here to submit your artwork today. The final deadline is March 17, so don’t miss your chance to be part of this amazing exhibit.

We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s exhibit will be juried by locally famous artist Cedric Michael Cox. And the best part? The top artists will receive cash prizes!

Best in Show: $500 & a One-Person Show at the Evendale Cultural Arts Center

2nd Place: $350

3rd Place: $200

3 Honorable Mention Awards: $75 each

At the Evendale Cultural Arts, we believe that life is better when you express yourself through art. So don’t wait – show off your talents and be part of this amazing exhibit!

From our friends at CBAS


An in-person workshop with internationally known multi-media artist, calligrapher, book artist and instructor Jacqueline Sullivan, Saturday, March 25 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 26 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the CBAS Studio, Essex Studios #164, 2511 Essex Pl 45206

See the attached PDF for more information:

A year-long book project. See the attached PDF for information…

Stay Creative. Stay Safe. Be Well.

The Greater Cincinnati Calligrapher’s Guild is open to anyone with an interest in the lettering arts.