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Art, Home, and Garden Instructors

Lee Anne Culpepper

Style. Flair. Sensibility. These words define the approach that Lee Anne Culpepper has developed for over 20 years in creating dynamic and comfortable environments for a diverse clientele including home owners, boat and yacht owners, government officials, corporate executives, doctors and entrepreneurs.

Operating across the Florida, Georgia and South Carolina region, Ms. Culpepper has taken on challenging assignments in country club homes, beach homes, investment properties, corporate offices, and franchise offices, and has developed a unique expertise in decorating upscale homes. Born into a family known for achievements in building and landscape architecture, Ms. Culpepper developed her sense of style from an early age.

As Principal of Culpepper Carpets & Interiors, Inc., Ms. Culpepper has won local and national acclaim through boat shows, newspaper and magazine publications, and most recently, as the host of "Design Tips with Lee Anne" on Radio Sandy Springs, and Celebrity Design Panelist on

Elizabeth Samoluk

Elizabeth has worked as an artist throughout her life and professionally since 2010, capturing portrait, figure, animal, still lift and landscape motifs! 

Elizabeth completed an intense ten-year Master Drawing/Painting Program with David Barranti, in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, 2009- 2018, and returned in 2022 to take class once again.  She trains in both Eastern and Western Art Technique and Philosophy.  She has also studied with William Arthur Herring (Bill) from San Antonio, Texas, by special invitation to paint at Pala Duro Canyon, Texas. In addition, she studies the fabulous work of Bill’s mother, the late Jan Herring, of El Paso, Texas and Cloudcroft, New Mexico. She has spent the last 6 years, prior to COVID, including 2022, traveling and plein aire painting in the fabulous US National Parks and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Elizabeth serves on the Grandview Avenue Gallery/Atlanta Artists Center (AAC) Board of Directors as the Vice President and Community Outreach Corporate Chair. By taking her thirty years of outside corporate sales experience, Elizabeth calls on corporations to find satellite show locations for AAC and curates these exhibits.

Elizabeth enjoys passing on the valuable art training she has received to students interested in learning how to train in the skills of drawing and painting!

Elizabeth served as a volunteer docent for the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, from 1992 - 1996, giving tours to middle and high school students with an emphasis on the Renaissance to Contemporary art.

Nancy Waldeck

Healthy Chef Partyologist Nancy Waldeck’s exuberant approach to healthy cuisine and remarkable wine leads her to deliver over 100 classes a year in interesting locations - from a United States embassy in Africa to corporate offices like Google, Workday and Porsche USA, from hospital wellness centers to classrooms of students and alumni at Emory. An author of two cookbooks and an Emory University Certified Health Coach she loves speaking to gatherings from tiny farmers' markets to huge international conferences.

A media veteran she hosts “Food Travels with Nancy Waldeck”, a cooking and wine show hosted by Atlanta’s AIB network, has been called “Atlanta’s Favorite Healthy Chef” by Fox 5, and presents monthly healthy cooking and wine pairing segments for NBC’s Atlanta and Company. As part of ongoing efforts in “culinary diplomacy”, she has served in Russia, Dubai and France in collaboration with the USDA and the State Department to share the message of American wine and food.

Nancy is a Dame d’Escoffier, member of the Forever Oceans Chef Advisory Board, 2018 Member of the Year of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), executive committee member of IACP Culinary Book Awards, member of the 2020 Class of Finger Lakes Riesling Camp, three-time board member of the Angels on Earth and a member of the Society of Wine Educators.

Her internationally recognized advanced certificate from London’s Wine and Spirits Education Trust allows her to teach both enthusiasts and professionals wine basics and beyond. At the intersection of wine, cuisine and travel are where her expertise and passion meet, connect and result in fascinating and informative classes, tours, stories and more. Come share a glass with a Healthy Chef Partyologist in the kitchen, on the page or on the road. It’s going to be fun!