The Society for Calligraphy, Southern California, is a non-profit educational organization which promotes the study, teaching and practice of calligraphy and related disciplines. It fosters the appreciation, understanding and acceptance of calligraphy as a fine art. It also encourages fellowship and the exchange of ideas through its speakers, program meetings, workshops, journal and bulletin, annual retreat and regional groups.
It is funded by membership dues and contributions, which are tax-deductible. Annual dues are $42. No test of skills is required to join. Contributions are happily accepted. Bonus points are given for nice envelopes. For more information, write to the address below or call one of the phone numbers listed below. To join, Email David or fill out this form.
|Contact this person if you...||Position||Name|
|…need general information or would like to make a suggestion or voice a concern.||President||Joan Bechtel||Email Joan|
|…would like information on New Member Socials.||Vice President||Sunny Ba||Email Sunny|
|…would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the SfC or one of our scholarship funds.||Treasurer||Chava Gerber||Email Chava|
|…need general board Secretary information.||Secretary||Marjorie Grace Sayers||Email Marjorie|
|…would like to sign up for one of our workshops with local talent or internationally recognized calligraphy and book artists.||Workshops||Rosana Ang||Email Rosana|
|…need information on exhibits of calligraphic art and artists’ books.||Exhibits||Jenny Allen||Email Jenny|
|…need information on any of our 5 Regional groups throughout SoCal.||Regional Liaison||Chris Ewen||Email Chris|
|…would like the locations of the free lectures we sponsor several times per year.||Programs||Chava Gerber||Email Chava|
|…have questions or input regarding our publications.||Publications/Communications||Open position; volunteer needed||Email Joan|
|…would like to advertise your event or program in our mailings (board approval may be needed).||Circulations||Sylvia Kowal||Email Sylvia|
|…would like a calligraphy demonstration for your organization.
…would like information on calligraphy classes in your area
|Outreach||Jane Shibata||Email Jane|
|…would like to become a member or inquire about membership.
…have a problem with SfC mailings getting to you.
…would like to be added to the Freelancers page (members only).
|Membership||David Mark||Email David|
|…would like to be related to the public.||Public Relations||David Mark||Email David|
|…would like to place an ad, submit timely information to our newsletter (published four times yearly), have an event listed in the web calendar or if you would like to advertise workshops, lectures, exhibits, etc.||Bulletin/E-bulletin editor/Website content||Carol Hicks||Email Carol|
|…have updated information or corrections to your membership directory listing.||Bulletin Co-Editor/
|Karin Gable||Email Karin|
|…need information regarding the annual retreat.||Retreat coordinator||Ann Lawrence||Email Ann|
|…have questions or input regarding our Calligraph journal||Calligraph editor||Joan Bechtel||Email Joan|
|…would like a calligraphy demonstration for your organization east of Los Angeles.
…would like information on calligraphy classes east of Los Angeles
|Outreach—East of Los Angeles||Kristi Darwick||Email Kristi|