Gary Jenkins is a graduate of the four year Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida. He has been a full-time professional artist for over forty years. Gary has been the host of his own national PBS television series for twenty years producing nineteen series with over three hundred episodes. His television shows also air in Europe. He has been a national art teacher for thirty-five years and is also a fine art gallery painter. In the mid nineteen nineties Gary was selected to be published in a fine art book as being one of the best floral painters in America.