Judith Peck is professor emerita of art, Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah. She is a sculptor and author of several books, including techniques in art, parenting, dance and children's picture books: Descriptions of these as well as her novel, Seeing in the Dark, Arielle's Story, can be found at Imagination Arts Publications: http://www.iapbooks.com). Dr. Peck's sculptures are in approximately eighty public and private collections, including the American Art Collection of the Yale University Gallery and the Ghetto Fighters Museum in Israel. She holds a doctoral degree from New York University and two masters degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a member of the Authors Guild and professional member of the American Art Therapy Association.