About the Artist
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: 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, carries hand painted original cards and small original paintings. 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 (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 work has been published in Lesley Riley's (Northlight Books) Creative Lettering Workshop. Dundon’s work has appeared in Letter Arts Magazine, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Monthly, Seattle 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.
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. Her client list includes:
American Flat Art
Classical King FM
DAR Cars Toyota of Maryland
Mayor of Mount Vernon, WA
Parent Coaching Institute
Pure Country Weavers
Robert Kaufman Fabric
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Simon & Schuster
University of Washington School of Law
YMCA of Greater Seattle
Her work is in the collections of a variety of famous people and celebrities including:
Chris Tomlin, Billboard Music Award Winner
Jamie Lee Curtis, actress
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
Virginia and Bagley Wright
Janet Hedstrom, Snoqualmie Vineyards
Faye and Herman Sarkowsky
Mimi Gardner Gates
C. Everett Koop
Monica M. Malpass, news anchor
Connie Colla, news anchor
1417 NW 54th St., Suite 348
Seattle, WA 98107