On April 29, from 7-9pm, Chevalier’s Books will be hosting a talk and signing with April Dammann, author of CORITA KENT. ART AND SOUL: THE BIOGRAPHY, her painstakingly researched account of one of America’s icons, the nun who made a world of difference and, to her surprise, simultaneously made a name for herself. For the very first time, April Dammann brings readers a detailed biography, artwork that defines periods of Corita’s creative life, and the overarching spirituality of the woman who rose to fame as Sister Mary Corita in the tumultuous 1960s.
This biography of Corita Kent is independently authored and published, and is not sponsored or endorsed by, or affiliated with, the heirs of Corita Kent, the Immaculate Heart Community, or any other person or organization.
April Dammann is a Hollywood native with an established career writing and producing for television, film, and theater. Her first book, EXHIBITIONIST: Earl Stendahl, Art Dealer as Impresario,is the biography of Los Angeles’s legendary gallerist who changed the course of art collecting, not just in Southern California, but throughout the world. April Dammann and her husband Ron Dammann divide their time between homes in the Hollywood Hills and Mendocino County.