About Karen Gorst
Artist and Craftsperson, Karen Gorst has been working as a Calligrapher and Illuminator for more than 20 years.
Ms. Gorst studied with Herman Zapf, Jeanyee Wong, Sheila Waters and was President of The Society of Scribe for three terms. She brings to all her projects an in depth knowledge of paper, ink and Medieval And Renaissance art technique.
Her passion for research and recovering Medieval art techniques led her to share her findings with Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo, the interns and docents at The Cloister Branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art among others.
She also received a French government Grant to teach and resurrect the art of Illumination in that region.
Ms Gorst is dedicated to teaching the next generation of artists how to use the Authentic processes to express their vision.