Recently TU Press author Susan Toomey Frost (Colors On Clay: The San José Tile Workshops of San Antonio) staged a fundraiser to restore a historic planter in the Landa Gardens in San Antonio's Monte Vista neighborhood. More than a hundred people participated in event, which included a glorious enchilada dinner and lecture on the South Texas and Mexican decorative tile traditions and a walking tour of homes featuring these internationally acclaimed works.
The team surpassed its fundraising goal, and restoration of the garden planter will begin shortly. It was a perfect example of collaboration among community groups and nonprofit organizations. TU Press was proud be part of this effort in the neighborhood we call home. Read more. (photo by David Smith)