Knoxville, Tenn.--(UTSports) The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame will host an Art Show/Book Signing featuring award-winning photojournalist Robin Layton. The show will be held at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame on November 13th and 14th from 11:00 to 5:00 PM. In addition, on November 13th following the show, Robin will lead a photography class from 5:00-6:00 PM followed by a reception until 8:00 PM. The show is free of charge and is open to the public.
Robin Layton is an artist, filmmaker and has been an award-winning photojournalist for the past 25 years. At age 24, she was named one of the eight most talented photographers in America by LIFE magazine. Her documentary images have been featured by the Smithsonian and nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
Her newest book, "hoop, the american dream™" includes approximately 100 stunning photographs of a wide variety of American hoops including childhood hoops of Tamika Catchings, LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal, and Robin Roberts. For more information about Robin and her book visit www.robinlayton.com.
A portion of the proceeds from the art show and book sales at the Hall of Fame will benefit the Pat Summitt Foundation and the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. In addition, special event posters will be on sale during the show with a portion of those proceeds also benefiting the Foundation and the Hall of Fame. All other sales of her book will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of America.
For information regarding the Robin Layton Art Show/Book Signing at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame please call (865) 633-9000.
The mission of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame is to "honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote the future" of women's basketball.