Holiday Fair 2015: Sunday, November 1


Society of Scribes Annual Holiday Fair!
Sunday, November 1, 2015 from 11am to 4pm 
The Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South (between 3rd Ave/Irving Pl)
Free Admission! Open to the public, guests are welcome!

Join us for the event of the year, celebrating calligraphy and our love of hand-lettering and hand-made treasures! This year’s Fair will feature both new and traditional attractions: * Paper & Ink Arts on-site calligraphy boutique * NEW! Decorative rubber stamps, scrapbooking and paper crafts from The Ink Pad * Marbled artwork by Katherine Radcliffe * NEW! Letterpress & Book Arts from Intima Press & Furious Day Press * Calligraphy demonstrations * The SoS Scriptorium with Karen Gorst * Sakura pens! * Vintage 1890s Warren’s Pens * The SoS Kibitz Café (featuring NEW! premiere espresso/coffee from Cupa Cabana and assorted pastries from 11 to 3) * plus lots more to see and do! (We will continue to update this post as more vendors and demonstrators are confirmed, so please check back for the latest info!)

You can see pictures from last year’s Holiday Fair here.
(Photographs by Grayson Dantzic)

SoS Scriptorium w/ Karen Gorst – 2nd Floor! from 12 to 3
Featuring Modern Copperplate and Pointed Pen/Broad Pen flowers, leaves, and dingbats. Make a small Japanese accordion fold book!

Calligraphy & Art Demonstrations!
All Day
Alice – Pilot Parallel Pens
Christopher Calderhead & Anna Pinto – Collaborative Piece
Cynthia Dantzic – 100 New York Calligraphers
Barry Morentz – Gothic Capitals & Horizon Pens

Leslie Watkins – Watercolor
Marcy Robinson – Copperplate & Light Box
Ana Rodriguez & Chi Nguyen – Gelli Plate Prints
Carol Zack – Inks
Jeri Fogel – Papercutting
Elizabeth Hunter — SliderWriter
Ted Kadin – Hebrew
Jim Zhang – Chinese
(Please note that all times and demos are subject to change.)

Silent Auction! Featuring one-of-a-kind artwork by Christopher Calderhead, Anna Pinto, books and prints from Luca Barcellona, Yves Leterme and more.

White Elephant Table! We are asking members to bring gently used, unwanted calligraphy and art supplies: We’ll find them a good home.

Volunteers Needed! Please volunteer, we still need your help to make the Holiday Fair happen. Email us:

(Holiday Fair by Paul Shaw)