- December 1, 2018
- 7:30 pm
275 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tickets $25 - $75
Pre-show Reception $70
Author Elizabeth Gilbert has inspired millions through her writing. Her bestselling memoir Eat, Pray, Love famously chronicled the year she spent traveling the world after a shattering divorce, and has sold over ten million copies worldwide. A persistent longing to understand the world and her place in it have colored her work from the beginning, and made her not merely a writer but an explorer.
In the decade since Eat, Pray, Love, people around the world have sought her advice on how to lead a bold and inspired life, and she has dedicated herself to exploring the mysteries of courage and creativity. Thanks to her trademark humor and intimate voice, Gilbert's books are the kind of writing that people keep on their nightstands for years, pages flagged and passages highlighted.
Join artist Lisa Congdon for an inspiring conversation with Elizabeth about her life and work, and leave with new insights on living a more creative and courageous life.
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Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir Eat, Pray, Love has been called "a generation's instruction manual" and has been translated into more than 30 languages. In 2010, it was made into a feature film starring Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem. Gilbert's works include Committed: A Love Story, The Signature of All Things, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Stern Men, Pilgrims, The Last American Man, and At Home on The Range. Gilbert lives in New York, where she is at work on a new novel.
Lisa Congdon is a fine artist, illustrator, and author best known for her colorful, graphic paintings, drawings, and hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including MoMA, REI, Harvard University, Comme des Garçons, Lululemon and Chronicle Books, among many others. She is the author and illustrator of seven books, including Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist and A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives. She was named one of 40 Women Over 40 to Watch in 20 15 and she is featured in the 2017 book, 200 Women Who Will Change the Way you See the World. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.