Sean Scherer studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. His paintings have been shown extensively in North America and Europe. In 2002 he moved to the Catskills, where he opened his shop, Kabinett & Kammer, a contemporary curiosity shop of antiques, natural wonders, and art that serves as a visual medical, botanical, and zoological design resource. His art and design work has been featured in the New York Times and elsewhere. For fifteen years, until 2020, Scherer taught art history and design at the State University of New York at Oneonta. William Abranowicz’s photographs are in collections worldwide and have appeared in nearly every major publication. His books include American Originals: Creative Interiors. Anderson Cooper is the anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°.