Author, Artist to Discuss New Book

Monday, June 7, 2010

The University of West Georgia will be hosting the presentation of Steve Penley’s newly released book, Vince Dooley’s Garden: The Historical Journey of a Football Coach, June 16 at 10 a.m.

The book provides a closer look at the University of Georgia’s former football coach, Vince Dooley, and his garden collection including images painted by Penley.

Author and artist Penley has presented works of art in more than 25 exhibitions, has produced 12 publications and received five awards such as the Georgia Author of the Year in 2002 and the award for Official Painting and Commemorative Print in 2005.

The event will take place in the Education Center Room 2 on the UWG campus from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and is sponsored by the Cherokee Rose Writing Project.

For more information call 678-839-6570.