Jun 16

Exploration 2017 Exhibit

This annual juried exhibit showcases the best calligraphic art from Chicago Calligraphy Collective members. The CCC draws members from local talent and members across the globe. Any calligraphic art accepted in the the exhibit is eligible to receive the coveted Newberry Purchase Prize. Each year, through generous donations from the CCC and a private donor, the Newberry Library is able to purchase one-of-a-kind, original artwork to be included in its prestigious calligraphic collection. The John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing is one of the world's leading collections in its field and is housed at The Newberry Library.

Exploration 2017 Call for Entries Information

Exploration 2017 Entry Form

Please contact our Exhibits Director with any questions regarding Exploration 2017.

Exploration 2017 logo by Lisa LeBlanc See the juried selections from Exploration 2016 on our Gallery Page.  

Exploration 2017 logo by Lisa LeBlanc

See the juried selections from Exploration 2016 on our Gallery Page.


Dec 31

All Members’ Show, "Twenty-Six Letters"

All members were encouraged to participate in the CCC's annual non-juried exhibit. This exhibit is open to all CCC calligraphers - beginning, intermediate, advanced or professional.

For the past several  years, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library  has graciously provided space for the Chicago Calligraphy Collective to achieve its goal of increasing public awareness of the art of calligraphy and hand lettering. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your love of letters with others!

Information and Entry Form for the 2016 All Members' Show

Please contact our Exhibits Director, Mary Zabrin, with any questions regarding the All Member's Show.

Participation in CCC exhibit requires membership in good standing with the Chicago Calligraphy Collective.

2016 All Members Show, "Twenty-Six Letters"

2016 All Members Show, "Twenty-Six Letters"

Dec 31

CCC 40th Anniversary Exhibit

The CCC's Special 40th Anniversary Exhibit, On the Kinship of Calligraphy, opened Saturday, November 26 at the Dick Blick Art Materials store in Evanston. The exhibit features calligraphy by CCC members inspired by the words of Hermann Zapf and created on paper donated by Dick Blick Art Materials.

Dick Blick Art Materials, Church Street Plaza, 1755 Maple Avenue, Evanston.