Jickie Torres, of Southern California, is a writer/editor for consumer shelter magazines. Jickie writes extensively in the areas of art, design, and popular culture. She holds a degree in communications from California State University, Fullerton.
For more than 30 years, Tom LaPadula has illustrated for national and international magazines, advertising agencies, and publishing houses. He has exhibited in numerous group shows throughout the country, and his paintings are included in many private collections. Tom holds a BFA from Parsons School of Design and earned his MFA from Syracuse University. Learn more at www.tomlapadula.com.