Geoff Fricker and Becca Lawton at Lyon Books

Monday Aug 25 2014   7:00 PM
Lyon Books  135 Main St., Chico, CA  map

Local photographer and Geoff Fricker and visiting author Becca Lawton present their book Sacrament: Homage to a River.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit

Rebecca LawtonRebecca Lawton was one of the first woman river guides on the Colorado in Grand Canyon as well as other rivers in the West. Since 1974 she has teamed with geomorphologists, paleontologists, and ge- ographers to study the movement of silt, clay, sand, fossils, and other sedimentary particles in streams. Rebecca’s essay collection Reading Water: Lessons from the River was a San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area Bestseller. She currently serves on the board of directors for Friends of the River and lives on Pequeño Creek in Sonoma Valley.
Geoff FrickerGeoff Fricker’s photographs are housed in the permanent collections of a diverse set of museums across the United States, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Oakland Museum of California, the Crocker Art Museum, the Library of Congress, and other cultural institutions in California, Hawaii, Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. He has received numerous awards and grants to document watersheds. He holds an M.F.A. in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute. Geoff lives with his wife, Sandee, on the banks of Butte Creek, a major salmon tributary of the Sacramento River.