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Discover local artists and experience artful events

{contributors} Katie Deits is an award-winning master photographer, writer and certified fundraising executive whose expertise includes marketing and organizational leadership. She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics. For the past six years she served as the executive director of the Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum & School of Art. She has been on the faculties of Barry University, Palm Beach State College and The Society of the Four Arts. In 2007, she was a recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant for Palm Beach County.

Scott Eyman was the books editor of The Palm Beach Post for 25 years. His 13th book, John Wayne: Life and Legend, is a New York Times best seller. He lives in West Palm Beach with his wife, Lynn, and a varied assortment of animals.


Carlos Aristizabal

Florida Orange by Ted Matz

Leon M. Rubin has been writing about arts and culture for nearly four decades, including more than 20 years in South Florida. Rubin helped establish the Boca Raton Cultural Consortium and was actively involved in local children’s theater for many years. In addition to writing the occasional feature story, he is responsible for Inside Culture, the calendar and a variety of other items in each issue of art&culture.

Thomas Swick was the travel editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel from 19892008. He is the author of a travel memoir, a collection of travel stories, and a new book, The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them, that explores what he considers the seven fundamental pleasures of travel.

Elaine Viets is an award-winning mystery writer who calls South Florida home. She returns to her hardboiled roots with Brain Storm, the first Angela Richman Death Investigator mystery, which debuts Aug. 2. Viets passed the Medicolegal Death Investigators Course for forensic professionals at St. Louis University. She s written 29 mysteries in three series. The Art of Murder, featuring South Florida private detectives Helen Hawthorne and Phil Sagemont, is her 15th Dead-End Job mystery.

Museum: 373 Tequesta Drive Tequesta, FL (561) 746-3101 School of Art: 395 Seabrook Road Tequesta, FL (561) 748-8737 Open Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.




Before launching her freelance career, Amy Woods worked as the society editor of Palm 2 Jupiter and as the editor of Notables at The Palm Beach Post. An experienced editor, columnist, writer and reporter, Woods’ goal is to use her experience as a journalist and skills in public relations for the benefit of our local nonprofit community.