Nancy L. Penrose

Seattle-based Writer and Editor

Nancy L. Penrose is an award-winning writer whose essays have been published in literary magazines and anthologies. She is the coauthor, with Angela Gregory, of A Dream and a Chisel: Louisiana Sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928, and, with Khoo Seow Hwa, of Behind the Brushstrokes: Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy. From 1999 to 2014 Penrose served as writer, editor, and communications coordinator for the University of Washington's ocean observatory program.




January 2019 University of South Carolina Press>

A Dream and a Chisel: Louisiana Sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928 by Angela Gregory and Nancy L. Penrose portrays a young artist’s formative years, recounted in her own words.

Angela Gregory (1903–1990) was an internationally recognized American sculptor and a professor and sculptor in residence from 1962 to 1976 at St. Mary’s Dominican College in New Orleans, Louisiana. A graduate of the Newcomb Art School (1925) and Tulane University (1940), she was a fellow of the National Sculpture Society. In 1982 she was inducted as one of France’s Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters).

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6 x 9, 248 pages, 25 b&w illus.

ISBN 978-1-61117-977-4 Hardcover, $39.99s                ISBN 978-1-61117-978-1 Ebook, $39.99

Women's Diaries and Letters of the South, Melissa Walker and Giselle Roberts, series editors

University of South Carolina Press Catalog here.