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Roma e Italia —Then, Since Then & Now
with Carl Rohrs

An unbalanced view of two millennia of lettering traditions on the Italian Peninsula and around the Roman Empire featuring calligraphy, signs, a tattoo or two, and inscriptions, inscriptions, inscriptions, including recent photos of the Trajan Column and a look at a few modern day scribes.

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When:
Tue, March 6, 2018

Where: Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA



About Carl Rohrs

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Carl Rohrs has been a commercial lettering artist and sign painter in Santa Cruz, CA since 1977. Teacher of Lettering & Typography and Graphic Design at Cabrillo College since ‘84, and U.C. Santa Cruz Extension. Teacher of modern calligraphy — and occasionally sign-painting and gilding — at workshops and conferences since ‘86 all over the US and Europe, as well as Japan, Australia and South Africa. Studied with Father Edward Catich, Hermann Zapf, Karlgeorg Hoefer among many others. Team teaching partners have included Julian Waters, Georgia Deaver, Susan Skarsgard and sign legend Mark Oatis. Former and current editor of Alphabet, the Journal of the Friends of Calligraphy.