South Floridian Deborah C. Pollack graduated with honors from Temple University with a degree in art history. Her books include Visual Art and the Urban Evolution of the New South, Palm Beach Visual Arts, Orville Bulman: An Enchanted Life and Fantastic Legacy, Felix De Crano: Forgotten Artist of the Flagler Colony, Bad Scarlett: The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty Marie Boozer, Vintage Miami Beach Glamour: Celebrities and Socialites in the Heyday of Chic, and Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, which won a women’s history award from Florida Memorial University (HBCU). A well-known speaker, Pollack’s essays are featured in such books as the New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture and Central to Their Lives: Women Artists in the Johnson Collection. Her articles have appeared in periodicals including the American Art Review, New York History Review, Tequesta (scholarly journal of HistoryMiami), Antiques and Art Around Florida, and Tustenegee. She lives in Palm Beach with her husband, and together they run a respected art gallery. Find them at

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