Peter Greco is one of America’s most experienced practitioners in the art of traditionally inspired, hand-crafted lettering and typography. He graduated from New York’s School of Visual Arts in 1977 and then worked for International Typeface Corporation’s (ITC) Photo-Lettering, designing alphabets, composing and editing type. In 1979, he moved to Los Angeles to begin a freelance career that includes projects for CBS Records, Motown Records, Warner Bros, The LA Times, NBC, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox and more. He has received awards of excellence from the NY and LA Type Directors Club, Society of Illustrators, Print Design Annual, and Graphis International.
Peter continues to design logos and lettering art by hand as well as to produce “calligraffitti” street art, hand painted signs, and also interior and exterior typographic murals. For 11 years, he’s been teaching Expressive Typography at Art Center College of Design, where he also teaches a calligraphy workshop.
A Life With Letters
If you've ever been fascinated by the world of fonts and you want to go beyond Ariel and Comic Sans, then this night is for you!