Kathy is an internationally known calligrapher, designer, teacher, speaker, author and mentor, who happily admits to being obsessed with letters since childhood. With a studio located in Newton, New Jersey, her work has been featured in both calligraphy books, design blogs, national magazines and on television. Kathy's clients include private individuals, collectors and corporations, worldwide.
She's a teacher for the Society of Scribes in New York City, and a popular instructor at national and international calligraphy conferences, including IAMPETH (The International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers, and Teachers of Handwriting) annual international calligraphy conference and LETTERS CALIFORNIA STYLE. She teaches both locally in NJ and NYC, and travels the country, promoting, lecturing and teaching calligraphy and the related arts.
The originator of Gratitude Script, a modern typeface, Kathy also enjoys mentoring fellow artists and students on how to create a living and maintain a viable business as a working artist.
With a reputation for consistent excellence, a joyful heart, and a fun, encouraging teaching style, Kathy is honored to be a professional calligrapher and teacher for 40 years. She feels privileged to have studied under some of the best known and well respected Master Penmen in the world, including White House calligraphers. Her teachers have included Eleanor Winters, Pat Blair, Sheila and Julian Waters, Rick Muffler, Michael Sull, John DeCollibus, Valerie Weilmunster, Harvest Crittenden, Jake Weidmann, and Rosemary Buczek.
After all these years, Kathy is still enjoying her lifelong passion for “everything calligraphy.”