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Ronald Reagan and the American Ideal

Ronald Reagan and the American Ideal

Steve Penley's second book, Ronald Reagan and the American Ideal, was published in 2010. 

From Ronald Reagan and the American Ideal, Steve Penley

White Swans

White Swans

White Swans by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Woman with Cauldron and Chickens

Woman with Cauldron and Chickens

Woman with Cauldron and Chickens by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

White Dog

White Dog

White Dog by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Stylized Blue Jays on Acorn

Stylized Blue Jays on Acorn

Stylized Blue Jays on Acorn by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Pigs Eating Watermelon

Pigs Eating Watermelon

Pigs Eating Watermelon by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Peacock

Peacock

Peacock by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Man and Crows with Watermelon

Man and Crows with Watermelon

Man and Crows with Watermelon by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Humpty Dumpty Boogie

Humpty Dumpty Boogie

Humpty Dumpty Boogie by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Hen with Biddies

Hen with Biddies

Hen with Biddies by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Farmer with Wheelbarrow

Farmer with Wheelbarrow

Farmer with Wheelbarrow by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Dog Chases Broken Bird

Dog Chases Broken Bird

Dog Chases Broken Bird by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Dalmatian

Dalmatian

Dalmatian (1993) by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Ceramic Train

Ceramic Train

Ceramic Train by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Black Swans

Black Swans

Black Swans by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Black Dog

Black Dog

Black Dog (1993) by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

3 Angels

3 Angels

3 Angels (1993) by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

2 White Chickens

2 White Chickens

2 White Chickens by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

2 Birds

2 Birds

2 Birds by Tim Arkansaw is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Sculpture

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Bent V

Bent V

Bent V by Betty Barnes Loehle is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Watercolor, 30 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Municipal Market

Municipal Market

Municipal Market (1976) by Betty Barnes Loehle is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Watercolor, 18 x 24 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

The Express

The Express

The Express by Mary Greene is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Oil, 18 x 24 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Still Life #2

Still Life #2

Still Life #2 (1975) by Anthony Greco is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Oil, 47 x 55 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Jar

Jar

Jar by Mike Anthony Greene is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Porcelain, 9 x 9 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Untitled

Untitled

Untitled (1982) by Tom Graffagnino is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Gouache, 20 x 16 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Vertical Study

Vertical Study

Vertical Study (1974) by David Lewis is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Print (lithograph), 9 1/4 x 24 1/2 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Shutter Clasp—-Naples

Shutter Clasp—-Naples

Shutter Clasp—Naples by Alan Lease is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. According to Lease, "This image was photographed on my hotel balcony in Naples, Italy, when I was a participant in the Georgia Festival of the Arts in Italy 1980." Photograph, 24 x 28 inches     

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Trees in Fog—Chastain Park

Trees in Fog—Chastain Park

Trees in Fog—Chastain Park by Alan Lease is part of the Georgia State Art Collection. According to Lease, "Fog has the effect of greatly enhancing the effect and mood of a nature photograph, as well as hiding the evidence of man's interference with nature." Color photograph

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Broom

Broom

Broom by Raymond Larmon is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Wood, 43 x 15 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze by Vera Kirk is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Fiber (batik), 23 x 16 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Standing Figure Form

Standing Figure Form

Standing Figure Form by Christopher Kakas is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Print, 19 x 25 1/2 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Vista

Vista

Vista (1981) by Fran H. Joiner is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. According to Joiner, "This work was inspired by a quiet fall afternoon spent at lakeside in north Georgia. In this era of rapid paced high technology this is my invitation to pause and reflect on the simple forms of nature." Fiber, 30 x 30 x 3 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Large Oak Tree

Large Oak Tree

Large Oak Tree (1985) by William T. Livesay is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Print (intaglio), 13 3/4 x 24 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Earthenware Container

Earthenware Container

Earthenware Container by Susan Loftin is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Clay, 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 4 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Shed Door

Shed Door

Shed Door by Richard Loehle is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Acrylic, 20 x 30 inches 

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Gulf Sand

Gulf Sand

Gulf Sand by Richard Loehle is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Watercolor, 18 x 24 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Young Dog, Biscuit Heaven

Young Dog, Biscuit Heaven

Young Dog, Biscuit Heaven by Alan Loehle is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Oil, 32 1/2 x 41 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Sweet Rotunda—You Just Call Me Dear

Sweet Rotunda—You Just Call Me Dear

Sweet Rotunda—You Just Call Me Dear by Nan Haid is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Print (lithograph), 25 x 25 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Young Girl with Red Hair Ribbons

Young Girl with Red Hair Ribbons

Young Girl with Red Hair Ribbons by Bruce Hafley is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Acrylic, 12 x 16 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

When Tom Moved

When Tom Moved

When Tom Moved (1967) by Bruce Hafley is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Mixed media, 24 x 30 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali (1973) by Bruce Hafley is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Watercolor, 32 x 40 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Reversal

Reversal

Reversal by Will Edward Hipps is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Acrylic, 48 x 96 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Garden of the Golden Sections #97

Garden of the Golden Sections #97

Garden of the Golden Sections #97 by Laurence Holden is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Mixed media, 37 x 41 inches with matte

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Box

Box

Box by Charnelle Holloway is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Mixed media, 3 1/2 x 2 x 2 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Untitled Vase

Untitled Vase

Untitled Vase (1988) by Bob Hovey is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. According to Hovey,"To use the medium of clay and glaze as a vehicle for continuing personal growth and evolution." Clay, 9  x 8 (diameter) inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

King Kong’s Pierced Earring

King Kong’s Pierced Earring

King Kong's Pierced Earring by Janeila Howalt is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Fiber, 10 x 29 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

D,D,D,tz

D,D,D,tz

D,D,D,tz by Janeila Howalt is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Tapestry, 9 feet x 4 feet, 3 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Lesson

Lesson

Lesson by Henry Hulett is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 12 x 8 3/4 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Sink Pin

Sink Pin

Sink Pin by Robert G. Jackson is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Mixed media, 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Peggy’s Wall

Peggy’s Wall

Peggy's Wall by June F. Johnston is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Watercolor, 30 x 21 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Yucca on South Beach

Yucca on South Beach

Yucca on South Beach by Helen Hamada is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 10 x 10 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Ossabaw Island, 1974

Ossabaw Island, 1974

Ossabaw Island, 1974 (1974) by Helen Hamada is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 10 x 10 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Collete & Juncas

Collete & Juncas

Collete & Juncas by Helen Hamada is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 15 x 15 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

A Thousand Times No

A Thousand Times No

A Thousand Times No by Tom Hammond is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Mixed media, 28 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Etruscan Strata

Etruscan Strata

Etruscan Strata (1974) by Tom Hammond is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Print (etching), 32 x 28 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Nantucket Sea Line

Nantucket Sea Line

Nantucket Sea Line (1969) by Nancy Johnson Hardy is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Acrylic, 44 x 44 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.