Sam Perry received his MFA from Florida Atlantic University and is a recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium's Visual Artists Fellowship. He currently teaches as an Adjunct Professor of Studio Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has work in the collections of Art in Public Places at Palm Beach International Airport and the Norton Museum of Art.
Ted Matz held the position of Chair of Painting and Drawing at the Lighthouse Art Center Gallery and School of Art in Tequesta, Florida where he taught watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, pastels, and plein air painting. He has taught classes and workshops in Michigan and Vermont and currently does domestic and international workshops in Massachusetts, Maine, Italy, France and Cuba. He majored in Watercolor at Eastern Michigan University and graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design. He has worked in design related positions with Jacobson’s Store, Inc, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. Ted chaired and coordinated the First, Second, and Third Annual Lighthouse ArtCenter’s Plein Air Festival in Tequesta/Jupiter, Florida, and recently acted as consultant to the 4th Annual Festival which brings 40 nationally recognized plein air artists from across the country and Europe. To see his work visit www.tedmatz.com