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Meg KennedyWynnewood, PA
Meg Kennedy is a calligrapher and book artist who lives in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. After a 15-year career in book publishing as a copywriter and publicist, during which she pursued calligraphy and book arts as a hobby, she now works full-time as a freelance artist, doing commissioned documents and calligraphic broadsides, selling hand-bound journals and albums, and making artist's books that incorporate lettering art, illustration, and collage. Her special interests include historical book forms, medieval illumination, miniature books, and ceramic art tiles. She has taught for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and has conducted 50 artist-in- residence programs at schools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In addition to receiving several regional awards, her work was included in the 10-city tour of the Guild of Book Workers’ Triennial Exhibit, “In Flight,” (2003-05) and in the national artists’ book exhibit, “Cover to Cover,” sponsored by the Maryland Federation of Art in 2005. She is the current president of the Philadelphia Calligraphers’ Society.