Jim Deaton

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James is a classically trained illustrator, author and instructor for more than 24 years.  His love of the ocean and the Caribbean has inspired paintings that can be found in personal and corporate collections throughout the United States. He is a long time conservation advocate of the ocean and earth and is involved with numerous conservation and charity efforts.

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