Joan Schoettler - Ruth Asawa (San Francisco Store)

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am

Independent Bookstore Day Event!

In this extraordinary picture book, Ruth Asawa: A Scultping Life, author Joan Schoettler imparts the life of a remarkable woman, teacher, and artist. From the Japanese-American internment camps to the creation of the San Francisco School of the Arts, Ruth Asawa's life journey is one filled with injustice, learning, and expression. Known as the "Fountain Lady" of San Francisco due to the many fountains she designed, Asawa experimented with unconventional mediums, using lines, space, and wire to create dimensional sculptures. The thorough research of illustrator Traci Van Wagoner is vividly apparent in the dynamic depictions of Asawa and her life that are sure to fascinate and inspire young readers.

Location: 
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111
Ruth Asawa: A Sculpting Life Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781455623976
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pel - August 30th, 2018

In this extraordinary picture book, author Joan Schoettler imparts the life of a remarkable woman, teacher, and artist. From the Japanese-American internment camps to the creation of the San Francisco School of the Arts, Ruth Asawa's life journey is one filled with injustice, learning, and expression.