Present Tense, presented in both English and German, features the work of Southern California artist Kenton Nelson. Essay by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp. Book measures 9 x 12 inches, hard-cover, 48 pages, 32 full color images. Published 2008, 1st edition, third title published about the artist. Nelson, a contemporary artist, paints a distinctly California regionalism of his own history and native culture, documenting some of the better decisions, while remaining acutely aware of the art, and its function and purpose in society.