Where creativity is nurtured, skills are acquired, and art is made
Calligraphy is the compass I travel by and letters are the vehicles I useto meld symbols with meaning. Writing to the rhythm of my heart beathas transported me from my youth to the present moment.
RISA GETTLER, Calligrapher, designer, illustrator andinstructor, combines her advertising career with her lifelong study ofletter arts. She has studied calligraphy in America, University ofCalligraphy/Italy, Princeton University’s Department of SpanishMedieval Art, the Morgan Library, Getty Center and UCLA Center forMedieval and Renaissance Studies and Barcelona, Spain. Risa has beena guest on radio and television discussing the joys of Calligraphy. Her artwork was featured onLA Women-TV, City of Los Angeles City Marathon, the National Council on Aging and theInternational Council on Alzheimer's Disease, Alchemy, a CD of medieval Spanish music fundedby The National Endowment of the Arts, Oceanside Museum of Art, The Muzeo, ChapmanUniversity, The Smithsonian, Washington National Cathedral, international art publications, calligraphy books, art exhibits and galleries throughout the USA. Most notable client, HisHoliness Pope Paul, II.