Cora Pearl

Cora Pearl started studying calligraphy at age 11 and has been doing calligraphy and hand lettering ever since. She has a BA in Art and Art History from Oberlin College and works as a full-time calligrapher and teacher of lettering arts. She teaches Calligraphy and Hand Lettering at Portland Community College and teaches independent workshops, classes and private sessions. She has taught at several calligraphy conferences including Letters of Joy, IAMPETH, Letterfest, The International Calligraphy Conference, and Letters California Style. Cora also does calligraphy commissions. She received a grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council to study with calligraphy master, Sheila Waters, in the fall of 2015. Cora is passionate about teaching and values a holistic approach to learning based on building trust and safety in the classroom environment.