Keynote Speaker

Every year Write On Calligraphers invites an accomplished calligrapher to be the keynote speaker at Letters of Joy. The keynote speaker gives a lecture Friday night and teaches a class on Saturday in all three sessions for most of the attendees to learn his or her style.

Letters of Joy 2020 – rescheduled for 2021

Join calligraphers and artists from around the Northwest for this exciting annual event. Randall Hasson will be our key speaker and teacher at the event along with a large variety of instructors and classes for every level.

Dates: May 1-2 2020

Location: Shoreline Community College

Randall Hasson

Randall M. Hasson is an artist, calligrapher, instructor and speaker who has appeared on the faculty of Arts, Lettering Arts, and Educational Conferences in the United States, Canada and England. He has appeared as a mainstage presenter and/or teacher with lecture topics covering Public Art, Art History, the Painting Process, Collaborative Art Projects, and the History of Writing including the recent invention of the ADLaM Alphabet which originated in western Africa. He is the co-editor of the 24th (Centennial) Edition of The Speedball Textbook, and is currently writing a history titled Teaching America How to Letter: The Speedball Story, due to be published by Letterform Archive in 2020.