Miss Yumi Virginia Vong is an award-winning art director and illustrator based on the East Coast. An avid adventure explorer with a history of island-hopping, Miss Yumi has lived on different coasts and led many lives.

After a successful career in advertising, illustration, photography and non-profit graphic design, she has since emerged as a local goldsmith, freelance consultant and art teacher at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

More of her work can be seen at www.rogueries.co.uk and www.bit.ly/yumivong.


771_1502116740424John Bildahl is a well known East Coast yachting photographer home-based in Annapolis, Maryland. During a ten year career in New York City and subsequently for the past twenty five years from his studio in Annapolis Maryland, Johnnie has built a reputation for combining an artistic eye with technical and commercial strengths in a broad range of photographic environments. These include product still-life, people, events, and architectural photography. Many of Johnnie’s numerous national and regional magazine covers and published feature articles are available at www.bildahlphotography.com.