Thomas Deerinck isn’t your typical artiste. “First and foremost, I am a microscopist and research scientist,” he
says. “But if you would call a nature photographer an artist, then I’ll
proudly accept the title.”
Leading the way to the living room of her Sunlit Hills home, Victoria Brown is positively giddy. “Here she is,” she says, like a proud mom opening her brag book. “She” is a newly minted art dispenser made from a repurposed 1950s cigarette vending machine, which Brown had delivered just two days prior.