I’m Eileen Gustafson, a calligrapher based in Chicago. I’ve always loved letters, and studied calligraphy by attending classes, workshops, and conferences; seeking instruction from renowned artists. It brings me joy to create beauty with writing, and there’s always so much to learn and explore!

Partial Client List

Ralph Lauren

Shiseido Fragrances

Issey Miyake Fragrances

Burberry Fragrances

Veuve Clicquot

American Epilepsy Society

Exhibits & Publications

Exploration, Juried Exhibit | Chicago, 2017

CHGO Design Presents Artistry / Works In Process | Chicago, 2016

Travelling Exhibit | Arlington Heights, Illinois, 2016

Exploration, Juried Exhibit | Chicago, 2016

ARTXT, Uncle Art Gallery | Chicago, 2015

Creative Correspondence | Arlington Heights, Illinois, 2014

The Newsletter, Chicago Calligraphy Collective

  • July/August 2016 Issue

  • March/April 2015 Issue

  • January/February 2015 Issue

  • December 2013/January 2014 Issue

Photo Credit:  Grace Rivera

Photo Credit: Grace Rivera


Chicago Calligraphy Collective

  • Membership Director, 2015-2017

  • Publications Director, 2014-2015

  • Member since 2013

New York Society of Scribes, Member since 2016

International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH), Member 2013-2017

San Francisco Friends of Calligraphy, Member since 2012

Lettering Education