Amy Guglielmo is an artist, writer, and teacher. She currently runs her own art school in a Soho loft in New York City, where she lives with her husband. Amy also teaches cooking, runs art and theater camps, and throws fabulous art parties for kids. Julie Appel is a writer and a lawyer. Julie resides in New York City with her husband and two children, where she is an avid collector of her children's art.