Catherine Schmitt is a professional sculptor based in New Jersey. Her beautiful work can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Boston Public Library and Lincoln Center, among others. She has created numerous commercial projects for such diverse clients at the Atlantis Casino and the Central Park Zoo.
Born in Paris, Catherine has been commissioned to create art work for clients for over 35 years. In her own words, she explains “I start with an idea and let things happen. In this uncertain state, my hands keep working. Things develop…..things I never considered. I am careful not to let myself be trapped by first impressions. I keep on looking… This is the most exciting and enjoyable part of the process. I believe the correlation of mind and body is the only absolute truth in Art work.”
See Catherine’s work at: www.schmittsculpture.com.
An inspired designer, Chris Kole has established a reputation for creating beautiful women’s clothing lines. Working with his associate Fikre Ayele, the Chris Kole label has become one of the most respected names in the ready-to-wear and custom evening and special occasion market. His client list is a veritable who’s who of American society and includes individuals as diverse as Hillary Clinton, legendary jazz singer Nancy Wilson, celebrity actress Ali Landry, TV personality Mary Hart, socialite Melania Knauss-Trump and Grammy award winner Jill Scott.
In addition to his couture line, Chris introduced “The Cotton Bride”, his new bridal collection using cotton, and other natural fabrics. Following classic couture design and workmanship principles, The Cotton Bride was the first bridal collection of its kind and was immediately heralded as one of the most exciting new lines in the bridal market.
All garments in the Chris Kole Couture and The Cotton Bride collections are made by hand at the company’s main design studios in New York and can be ordered in North America through Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and specialty boutiques throughout the United States and Canada.
See more about Chris Kole: www.chriskole.com and www.thecottonbride.com.
The Sheldrake Environmental Center is a non-profit organization located in Larchmont, New York, providing a place for education, relaxation and a connection with nature
The Center’s mission is “to inspire awareness and action in the community and to preserve, protect and enhance local environmental resources.” Its environmental education programs enhance the science curriculums of public, parochial and private schools in the community. With trained environmental educators as their guide, students learn about the natural world by visiting any one of three local sites and discussing the event in class with a Sheldrake naturalist.
Learn more about Sheldrake: www.sheldrakecenter.org
Licensed Massage Therapist Annette Marshall (www.amarshallmassage.com) works with clients to counteract the physical toll daily life takes on our bodies. By reducing muscular tension, restoring joint mobility and increasing one’s awareness of their structural framework, Annette moves clients away from stress and injury and toward optimal health
A group of amazing performers, superb musicians, superior vocalists, great arrangers and creative composers, THE HIT MEN are hit makers of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s… performing and recording members of mega-star acts including Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James & The Shondells, The Critters, Carly Simon, Jim Croce, Cat Stevens, Barry Manilow, Elton John & Kiki Dee. This brotherhood of musicians have a friendship that dates back over 50 years. They have reunited to go out on tour again, to relive the magic they created on stages around the world and in recording studios years ago.
Radom Photo Imaging (www.radomphotoimaging.com) is a professional photography and retouching service owned and operated by Alan Radom. With over 20 years of experience, the firm caters to the Advertising, Corporate and Graphic Design markets. Alan’s website displays his precise retouching work, with before and after photos of many projects. The photography section of the site depicts Alan’s exquisite photos of products, people, and city and nature scenes.
A major Long Island-based law firm, SAHN WARD COSCHIGNANO & BAKER is a full service law firm concentrating in the areas of zoning and land use planning; real estate law and transactions; civil litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts and alternative dispute resolution; environmental law; corporate/business law and commercial transactions; telecommunications law; municipal law and legislative practice; labor and employment; real estate tax certiorari and condemnation; estate planning and administration; and family law.
Epic Photo Tours (www.epicphototours.com) is an exciting photography tour company offering Individuals and groups exotic tours to places like Ethiopia, Myanmar, Peru and Guatemala. Travelers are accompanied by a professional photographer who provides photography instruction while visiting fascinating places. Herb Leventon has launched a company offering affordable trips to people who want to combine exotic travel with their interest in photography.
In this new section, we will present one client in each newsletter.
Energy Vision was founded four years ago to analyze and promote the use of renewable energy resources. We have worked closely with the President and Founder, Joanna Underwood, since 2008. As Joanna explains on the website, “Energy Vision is a national non-profit organization analyzing and promoting ways to make a swift transition to pollution-free renewable energy sources and clean, petroleum-free transportation fuels for the green cities of the future.” Already, EV has been responsible for increased use of natural gas-powered buses and sanitation trucks in cities and towns in New York and New Jersey. And their influence is spreading to California and many states in between. Check out Energy Vision at www.energy-vision.org.