Laurie lives in southern California where she is inspired by beautiful sunsets, white sand, and water. Laurie has had work published in numerous anthologies and magazines. Laurie loves collaborating with her artist friend, Tom. They've created several projects like Elemental Long Beach.
Tom Scherschel is a self-taught artist and retired school teacher. He continues to keep his toe dipped in the educational waters by substitute teaching and working as a volunteer docent at the Long Beach Museum of Art. He has also exhibited at galleries around Long Beach.