Programs

Below you will find current programs as well as ones given before Gina dedicated herself to writing Calligraphy as Art and Meditation — a six-year project. (See Publications for an extensive overview of the book.) These may be short hands-on sessions or PowerPoint talks.

2018 – 2019

Three one-hour library programs in St. Augustine, Florida:

Calligraphy as Meditation

Join calligrapher Gina Jonas for a sensory exploration into the qualities that give letters life and beauty. Discover how touch, movement, and rhythm cultivate a relaxed state of mind. Registration is required; all supplies provided. Please call the library to reserve a seat.

  • October 18, Thursday, 10:30am, Southeast Branch Library (904-827-6900).
  • November 27, Tuesday, 2pm, Anastasia Island Branch Library (904-209-3730).
  • January 30, Wednesday, 10:30am, Main Library (904-827-6940).

A PowerPoint presentation in St. Augustine, Florida:

Calligraphy as Art and Meditation

  • December 30, Sunday, 10:30am, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

2012

  • Portland, Oregon: "Calligraphy: a new approach integrating design, ductus and dynamics," Calligraphy Northwest, 2012 International Calligraphy Conference, Reed College, June

2010

  • Edmonds, WA: January 12, “The Dynamics of Calligraphy,” Write On Calligraphers
  • Bellevue, WA: March 19, “How to Build Calligraphic Confidence,” Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting