Beth Vaughn Cason has been an art educator for the last 15 years. She is a resourceful and imaginative teaching professional highly trained in a wide array of artistic mediums. Her positive demeanor and infectious enthusiasm engages and encourages her students. She offers individualized support and provides a high quality of learning to students of all ages. In any setting she comes into she creates a nurturing environment that fosters self-expression and equips her students with the confidence to unlock their creative potential. In addition to her role as an instructor for Paint Mix NJ she teaches art in the Bloomfield school district and at the JCC on the Palisades.
Kim Griffin has been a freelance artist under the name Kim Shady since 2010 when she left the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Over the past five years she’s done everything from airbrushed illustrations and acrylic paintings to wood burning and photography for a varying array of clients. Her art has been featured in Garden State Skate magazine and was also showcased on the cover of Belmar NJ Magazine. She has created pieces for businesses all over New Jersey.