Ken Barber Workshop (Saturday)

Ken Barber, a type designer and letterer at House Industries, will be educating the AIGA St. Louis community on the art of hand lettering. He will start the weekend off with a general public lecture on Friday night at UMSL Grand Center (7:00 pm) followed by two one-day lettering workshops (9:00am-4:00pm). 

Saturday’s theme will consist of general hand lettering and Sunday’s theme is script lettering. These workshops will provide participants with a basic overview of hand lettering while referencing an assortment of letter styles and various techniques. An informative slide presentation, instructional demonstration and useful skill- building exercises will provide a practical foundation for enhancing your portfolio. 

Check out Ken’s work at and Also grab a free House Industries font catalog at

$140 for AIGA members
$30 for student contributors
$190 for non-members
Seats are limited and will be given on a first come first serve basis with priority given to members and students! Each one-day ticket includes instructional workshop, lunch/snacks/beverages and supplies.


We are looking for businesses, studios and individuals who would like to sponsor a student or students for a workshop. If you would like to contribute please contact Tyler Sanguinette

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to become proficient in hand lettering! Join us March 7that UMSL Grand Center for Ken’s starting lecture.

When & Where
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
UMSL Fine Arts Building
7701 Florissant Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63121