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Gail Brill at work in Saranac Lake
Gail Brill at work in Saranac Lake

Traditional Work, Part 3: An art and a career, one letter at a time

This week, North Country Public Radio has begun a look at artisans who still make part of their livelihood from traditional work. These are professions that might have been found in North Country villages a century ago. This morning, we revisit Brian Mann's conversation with calligrapher Gail Brill. From her studio in Saranac Lake, Brill's distinctive work goes all over the country. Here's Brian's story which first aired in 2007.  Go to full article
Gail Brill at work in Saranac Lake
Gail Brill at work in Saranac Lake

An art and a career, one letter at a time

It's the day after Christmas and that means sitting down to write lots and lots of thank-you cards. For calligrapher Gail Brill, that kind of chore is the wellspring of her art and her livelihood. Brill lives in Saranac Lake, but her unique lettering style has made her one of the most in-demand calligraphers in the country. Brian Mann spent an afternoon in Gail Brill's work studio and has our profile.  Go to full article

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