Contact: Mark Givens / 909-293-9270 /

Title: Garden Prayers: Summer
Author: T.M. Givens
Category: Art
Publication Date: June 15, 2020
Pages: 52
Binding: paperback
ISBN: 978-1-949790-21-4
Suggested Retail Price: $20.00

Claremont, CA – March 16, 2020 – Pelekinesis is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Garden Prayers: Summer, new art from T.M. Givens, available June 15, 2020 worldwide.

Garden Prayers: Summer is the third collection of drawings made at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont and in Upland, California. These are, as artist T.M. Givens states, “still based on the idea that they are prayers ... what about if I don’t have enough good words to let you know what I believe or that I’m thinking ... can you understand that well enough?”

Garden Prayers: Summer by T.M. Givens will be available through Small Press Distribution, Baker & Taylor, Bertrams, directly from the publisher's website, and in fine local bookstores worldwide.

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For more information please contact Mark Givens at 909-293-9270 or

About the author

T.M. Givens has exhibited in a variety of media, with sculpture at the Ankrum Gallery, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Chaffey College, and with drawings and paintings in a variety of galleries in Sacramento. In 2018, the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden exhibited his drawings in a changing exhibition titled “Terry Givens: 100 Garden Views.”
He has contributed many drawings to organizations, individuals, and businesses in and around Claremont. A collection of his political cartoons appear in the book Diary of a Mad House-Husband. In addition, he has curated exhibitions at the Rex Wignall Gallery in Ontario and the Riverside Art Museum. He taught art and photography in a variety of local elementary and secondary schools, as well as at local universities and colleges.
Terry and Carolyne Givens live in Upland.

About the publisher

Pelekinesis is a small book publishing company focusing on the development of independent authors and artists by creatively embracing the evolving publishing paradigm and utilizing modern distribution platforms. Full catalog and press material can be found at


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