Calligraphy and the art of lettering
In light of next month's meeting of The Maker's Space on Tuesday April 28, 7pm at Glen Ellyn Covenant Church, where we will be exploring Calligraphy, there are some upcoming events at the college with Timothy Botts, well-known local calligrapher. Hope to see you there!
|Calligraphy for the Community with Timothy BottsMonday, March 30, 2015, 9:30am – 1:30pm
As a part of the Staycation Week activities at Wheaton College, the Community School of the Arts (CSA) invites the community to meet calligraphy artist Timothy R. Botts in the Billy Graham Center Museum on Monday, March 30. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. and repeating every hour with the last tour at 12:30 p.m., Mr. Botts will offer tours of his recent calligraphy work of Handel's Messiah.
Timothy Botts graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University where he studied calligraphy and earned a BFA in graphic design. He has designed more than 600 books at Tyndale House Publishers including several of his own. He teaches, mentors, and curates exhibits for artists and organizations regularly, most recently founding Masterpiece Ministries an arts outreach to high school student
After the gallery tour, attendees are invited to create their own calligraphy "Hallelujah" or praise hand image which will be added to a collaborative art piece. The resulting artwork will be installed in Pierce Commons on Wheaton College's campus. The final artwork will be unveiled at 6 p.m. on April 1 and will remain on display throughout the month of April.
The Billy Graham Center Museum is located at 500 College Avenue in Wheaton. For more information, visit csa.wheaton.edu or call 630.752.5567.