Dennis Carroll, photographer and painter retired in June 2002 after 35 years with the Ridgewood, NJ Public Schools as an art teacher, theater director and District Supervisor of Art. In 1996 he received the Governor’s Award for Art Education. He moved to Asbury Park in 2003 where he was co-owner of the ApeX Gallery in from 2004-2007. He currently curates shows at downtown Asbury Park’s Heaven Gallery. He has been a member of the ArtsCAP board since 2005, president 2009-12 and a member of the ReVision Theatre Company board since 2008.