About the Instructor
Caitlin Dundon is a mixed media artist and professional calligrapher with over 20 years of experience in painting and calligraphy. From her background with graphic design and lettering and a BFA from Syracuse University - she has expanded from simple graphics on paper to becoming a respected and prolific mixed media painter incorporating lettering into her original paintings. She creates commissioned paintings for individuals as well as corporations and non-profit organizations.
Dundon has taught at mixed media retreats and calligraphy conferences throughout the United States and Canada. She is currently an instructor in both mixed media collage and calligraphy at the University of Washington’s Experimental College, specializing in acrylic painting techniques, mixed media techniques, pointed pen calligraphy and hand lettering.
Her work has been featured numerous times in Somerset Studio magazine, Letter Arts magazine, The Coloring Studio, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Monthly and Manhattan Bride. She has also written for Somerset Studio magazine and the Somerset Place blog.
Dundon is also a licensed artist, represented by Roaring Brook Art Company. Her designs have been reproduced as prints, greeting cards, fabric and other items for the home décor market. Her designs have been spotted at Target, Walmart USA, Walmart Canada and Kohl’s.
"Yes I would, I liked the teaching style and I liked Caitlin. I thought that the class was fun and informative, and I really enjoyed it." - Heather L., Seattle, WA
"Yes. Caitlin was informative as well as encouraging." - Pam, Seattle, WA
"Yes, definitely. I felt it gave a good introduction to calligraphy. It was not overwhelming and I really enjoyed learning."
"I enjoyed the class and I think Caitlin did a great job teaching." - Quinn J., Seattle, WA
"Caitlin was incredibly knowledgeable, talented and a wonderful teacher." - Emelia H., Seattle, WA
"Caitlin is a supportive teacher, very skilled at giving helpful suggestions without judging. She’s an excellent instructor." – Trish L., Friday Harbor, WA
Time at ExCo:
Intro to Calligraphy, Fun & Fancy Calligraphy, Mixed Media Collage Techniques