For info please call: 214.363.7946


Catherine Burkhard, Instructor

Catherine, a Dallas, Texas resident for most of her life, has been involved in various arts and crafts groups, bookbinding and calligraphy study groups, and exhibitions. She has studied with many noted calligraphers and bookbinders, the latter including Dorothy Westapher, Dallas, TX; Raoul Bollin, in Central Texas; Monique Lallier, Greensboro, NC; and completed an internship at the former Etherington Conservation Center, Greensboro, NC.

Catherine is a charter member of Dallas calligraphy organization, and of the Lone Star Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers. She recently completed 15 years as Secretary on the Guild’s Board of Directors, and currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of its Lone Star Chapter. The national Guild bestowed upon Catherine the “Laura Young Award” in 2016.

Consultations are available by appointment to bookbinders who have a need for help with their personal projects. Call 214-363-7946 for an appointment.

Educational opportunities are available through various book and paper art organizations. Some of these organizations are listed in the “References” link on this site.