About the Artist

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handwrittenlife@gmail.com

206-817-3479 text or voice

Handwritten Life
1417 NW 54th Street, Suite #348
Seattle, WA 98107

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 art can currently be purchased at:

Venue Ballard, 5408 22nd Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107, open Monday - Friday, 11 am - 6 pm, Saturday, 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm.

The Handmade Showroom, Pacific Place Mall, 600 Pine Street, Seattle, WA (third floor), Open Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday 11 am - 7 pm.

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. Her work has been featured numerous times in Somerset Studio magazine, the Somerset Place blog, Letter Arts magazine and Seattle Magazine.

She has taught at Art & Soul Mixed Media Retreat, Letters of Joy Calligraphy Conference and Art is You and is currently an instructor in both mixed media collage and calligraphy at the University of Washington’s Experimental College. Dundon 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. 

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. 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. She is currently a licensed artist represented by Roaring Brook Art Company.

seashell printDundon is currently working on a mixed media techniques book coming out in the fall of 2018. 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.

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

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

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

Good Fortune book cover calligraphy by Caitlin DundonThe artist's calligraphy was used for a juvenile fiction book cover by Noni Carter, Good Fortune, published by Simon & Schuster, which just received a Parent's Choice Gold Award.

Oprah Winfrey Children's Circle of Care 2007 with Patrick Magoon Rt, Tom Sullivan left Chicago 

The following famous people/celebrities have received Dundon's art as gifts or have ordered artwork as gifts for themselves or others. Oprah Winfrey received Dundon's art as part of a gift from the Children's Circle of Care.

 

 


Chris Tomlin, Billboard Music Award winner, 2012
Oprah Winfrey, talk show host 2007
Elton John, rock star 2007
Jamie Lee Curtis,actress 2005
Kenny Loggins, musician 2005
Joanne Mera, 2005
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, 2004
Kerri Kazarba, news anchor, Q13 Fox News, 1999
Diana Krall, jazz singer, 2003
Chris Cornell, musician and singer, 1998
Ken Boynton, solo singer, guitarist, comedian, voiceover artist, and actor., gift from Patty Bonnell 2001
Kermit Apio, comedian, custom ordered his own wedding photo album 2001
Ananda Vajra Rinpoche, First Legal Counsel to the Dalai Lama, 1997
Josie Bissett, actress, 1998, 2002
Sheryl Crow, singer-songwriter, 20
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Melinda and Bill Gates, 2001
Cooper Edens, Children’s Book Writer and Illustrator, 2001
Kathi Goertzen, Newscaster, Seattle 2001
Susan Hutchinson, Newscaster, Seattle 2001
Howard Schultz, Starbucks International, 2001
Patti LuPone, Singer and actress, 2001
Dale Chihuly, Glass Artist, 2001
Bruce Nordstrom, Chairman Board of Directors of Nordstrom, Inc., 2001
Virginia and Bagley Wright, Seattle art collectors and philanthropists, 2001
Martin Blank, Glass Artist, 2001
Janet Hedstrom, Executive Chef, Snoqualmie Vineyards, 2001
Faye and Herman Sarkowsky, Seattle philanthropists, 2001
Mimi Gardner Gates, Director of the Seattle Art Museum, 2001
C. Everett Koop, M.D., Sc.D, former US Surgeon General.
Monica M. Malpass, News anchor WPVI-TV, Philadelphia, 2001
Connie Colla, CN8 Comcast Network anchor, Philadelphia, 2001