Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer
Thomas Kinkade (1958-2012) emphasized simple pleasures and inspirational messages through his art. He believed that both the ability and the inspiration to create his paintings had been given to him as a gift. Katherine Spencer was a fiction editor before turning to a full-time career as a writer. Outside the office, she’s active in community projects—aiding the homeless, preparing food for those in need, and a literacy outreach.