Portland Book Event: Lisa Congdon / The Joy Of Swimming

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Portland Book Event: Lisa Congdon / The Joy Of Swimming
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Portland Book Event: Lisa Congdon / The Joy Of Swimming says
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 her process—from the insipiration to the research to rendering its 120+ illustrations.

A book signing will immediately follow.

Where: Broadway Books
1714 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232
503-284-1726
www.broadwaybooks.net

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.

www.lisacongdon.com
www.thejoyofswimmingbook.com
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By: Lisa Congdon Art + Illustration