Author and artist Lorenzo Pace will present tonight at 7 p.m. on the main floor of Milner Library as part of the Spring Speaker Series. A book signing will follow his presentation.

Pace is an international artist and author, who is well known for his award-winning African American Heritage Children’s Book Jalani and the Lock. Pace has created and installed a national monument in New York City, Triumph of the Human Spirit, to commemorate the oldest African American burial site in the U.S. As an artist, his work transcends race internationally through installation and performance. Pace recently had a major installation at the dedication of the first Contemporary Art Museum in China, The Sunshine Museum, in Beijing, China.