About the Artist


The Painted Word by Caitlin Dundon


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Caitlin Dundon's studio is open by appointment, please email or call to arrange a time and date. Click here for studio directions and location information.

Dundon's greeting cards are available at: 

Silberman Brown Stationers, 417 University Street, Seattle, WA, 98101, open Monday - Friday, 10 am - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. 

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Caitlin Dundon is a mixed media artist and professional calligrapher with a BFA from Syracuse University. She

has over 20 years of experience in painting and calligraphy with her company Handwritten Life (formerly One Heart Studio). Her work has been featured numerous times in Somerset Studio magazine, the Somerset Place blog, Letter Arts magazine and Seattle and Seattle Bride Magazine. Her new book, The Painted Word: Mixed Media Lettering Techniques (Schiffer Publishing, 2019) has been receiving rave reviews. 

She has taught at Art & Soul Mixed Media Retreats (Portland, OR; Kansas City, MO; Minneapolis, MN), Art Unraveled (Phoenix, AZ), Letters of Joy Calligraphy Conference (Seattle, WA) , West Coast Calligraphy Society (British Columbia, Canada), Art is You (Petaluma CA), South Hill Artists Workshop (Puyallup, WA), White River Valley Museum (Auburn, WA), Ghost Ranch (Abiquiu, NM), the University of Washington’s Experimental College and Upward Bound (Seattle, WA).
French Bike with FlowersDundon is also a licensed artist – her work has been reproduced as prints, greeting cards, fabric and other items for the home décor market.

Her work has been published in Lesley Riley's (Northlight Books) Creative Lettering Workshop. Dundon’s work has appeared in Letter Arts MagazineSeattle Magazine, Seattle Business MonthlySeattle Bride, Manhattan Bride and The Frye Art Museum. She has been featured on television on an episode of The Style Fyle, with Kerry Damiano reporting, Seattle Channel’s City-A-Go-Go, with Nancy Guppy reporting, and mentioned in the Washington Post. She has written articles for Somerset Studio Magazine. Her art has been featured in Somerset Studio magazine’s Lively Art of Lettering. She is also proud to have been a guest artist blogger  in Somerset’s online presence, Somerset Place. Her published books include Brave Spirit: Inspirational Quotations on Following Your Dreams Postcard Art (2018), The Painted Word: Mixed Media Lettering Techniques (Schiffer Publishing, 2019). Dundon is also a published children's book author. The Yellow Umbrella, illustrated by Sandra Speidel (Simon & Schuster, 1994) was named Pick of the Lists by the American Bookseller's Association.

bird coasters Born in Rochester, New York in 1967, Dundon graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Communication Design. She moved to Seattle in 1989 and worked as a graphic designer and production manager before starting her own company in 1996, creating one-of-a-kind handscripted keepsake boxes under the name One Heart Studio. After working with customers and craft gallery buyers directly for over ten years, she started to license her art in 2003 through Sagebrush Fine Art and has been licensing her art recently with Roaring Brook Art Company. Dundon’s art has been published as posters, greeting cards, plaques, wall tiles, journals cotton throws and fabric – some featuring the artist’s own original text. 

Dundon's studio is located in Seattle, WA, where she lives with her husband, writer/editor Randall Woods.

Dundon's art and calligraphy have been commissioned by such clients are the Seattle Symphony, Simon & Schuster, Classical King FM, Swedish Medical Center and Children's Hospital Circle of Care.

For Caitlin Dundon's full resume click here.

Her client list includes: 
American Flat Art
Boston Warehouse
Classical King FM
Concentric Advisors
DAR Cars Toyota of Maryland
Maison Rouge
Mayor of Mount Vernon, WA
My Backsplash.com
Novo Nordisk
Parent Coaching Institute
Pure Country Weavers
Robert Kaufman Fabric
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle Opera
Seattle Symphony
Simon & Schuster
Swedish Hospital
University of Washington School of Law
WalMart Canada
Woodmark Group
YMCA of Greater Seattle



Her work is in the collections of a variety of famous people and celebrities including:

Oprah Winfrey
Chris Tomlin, Billboard Music Award Winner
Elton John
Jamie Lee Curtis, actress
Kenny Loggins
Joanne Mera
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York
Kerri Kazarba, news anchor
Diana krall, jazz singer
Chris Cornell, musician
Ken Boynton, solo singer/comedian
Kermit Apio, comedian
Ananda Vajra Rinpoche, First Legal Counsel to the Dalai Lama
Josie Bissett, acress
Sheryl Crow, singer
Bill and Melinda Gates
Cooper Edens, Children's Book Writer and Illustrator
Kathi Goertzen, news anchor
Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO
Patti LuPone, singer/actress
Dale Chihuly, glass artist
Bruce Nordstrom
Virginia and Bagley Wright
Martin Blank
Janet Hedstrom, Snoqualmie Vineyards
Faye and Herman Sarkowsky
Mimi Gardner Gates
C. Everett Koop
Monica M. Malpass, news anchor
Connie Colla, news anchor

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Handwritten Life

1417 NW 54th St., Suite 348
Seattle, WA 98107