Brook Temple is a graduate of Yale University, where he studied fine art, and also trained at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Throughout his life he has worked and collaborated with many other artists, including Joseph Albers, Bernard Chaet, James Brooks, Richo LaBrun and Lorser Feitelson, to name a few. His drawings and paintings have been shown in more than 50 exhibitions and are now in over 100 public and private collections including those of Chase Manhattan Bank, CBS, Sydney Roberts Rockefeller, the High Museum of Fine Art in Atlanta, the prestigious Achenbach Collection of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, the Oakland Museum of California and the Bakersfield Museum of Art. Now, semi retired, Brook lives and works in Carmel, California, with his wife Jeanne. His two daughters, who grew up with Art History 101 as dinner conversation, live close by and work as a team to create their own works of art.