Sarah Hulsey is an artist whose work draws on her background in linguistics to explore the structure of language in a visual domain. She has had solo exhibitions in Cambridge, Boston, and Philadelphia and numerous group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. She received a BA in linguistics from Harvard, a PhD in linguistics from MIT, and an MFA in book arts/printmaking from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Hulsey is a 2020 recipient of the Artist Fellowship Award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the 2016 Walter Feldman Fellowship for Emerging Artists in New England, and the Fabric Workshop and Museum Postgraduate Apprenticeship. Her work is held in...Read More
Thomas Ingmire was born in 1942 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from The Ohio State University and a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. Both of these programs involved intensive graphic and fine arts studies. He worked in the landscape architecture field and in the early 1970s discovered calligraphy. He joined English master calligrapher and illuminator Donald Jackson’s one-year postgraduate program in the Art Department at California State University, Los Angeles. In 1977 he submitted work to the Society of Scribes and Illuminators (SSI) in London, and became...Read More
Raised in Long Island, New York, Perlak received a BFA from Pratt Institute and an MFA from Tufts University in conjunction with the Boston Museum School. She has had a full career as Art Director and designer of books for Harvard University Press. Within the world of book design, Perlak has received multiple awards from The New England Book Show, AAUP (Association of American University Presses) and AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Artists) as well as serving as president of Bookbuilders of Boston. She is the 2005 recipient of the W. A. Dwiggins Award given for outstanding achievement in design and dedication to the publishing community.
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Margaret Shepherd is a well-known calligrapher and author, whose many books have helped make calligraphy accessible to a large public worldwide. She has researched, taught, written, freelanced, and exhibited extensively. She lives in Boston, where she created the Boston Calligraphy Trail.
Ms. Shepherd's 45-year career has ranged from lettering thousands of MIT diplomas to restoring the ceiling inscriptions in classical Greek at Boston College. She has written scrolls of retirement for many law firms, as well as created honorary degrees for Lesley College.
Her design work includes creating a signature logo for Chef Jacques Pepin. Ms. Shepherd's expertise was called upon...Read More