Creative Mornings Minneapolis: Lisa Congdon

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Join artist, author and illustrator Lisa Congdon on her book tour to celebrate the release of her newest book, The Joy of Swimming, published by Chronicle Books! Congdon will share the story about how her personal passion as a lifelong swimmer drove her to create an illustrated book on the topic, and discuss the reality of the book making process—from the insipiration to the research to rendering its 120+ illustrations.

This month's theme: REALITY
Where: Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404

A thoughtful collection of words and imagery about one of the world’s most treasured pastimes and athletic endeavors, her latest book published by Chronicle Books—The Joy of Swimming: A Celebration of our Love for Getting in the Water— is filled with brightly colored illustrations, hand-lettered quotations, profiles of swimmers from all walks of life, photographed collections of vintage swimming ephemera, and hand-drawn infographics with fascinating facts about swimming history and culture from around the world.
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By: Lisa Congdon Art + Illustration

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