Tiffany \"Torche\" Perkins - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Tiffany \"Torche\" Perkins, who received a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture from the Academy of Art in San Francisco and a bachelor's degree in industrial design from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, is a freelance artist. Her favorite projects include everything from metal artwork to a large-scale barn renovation and gym redesign. Torche says her time in the Navy gave her a focused confidence she didn't have before entering the service and that she dreams of showing HGTV viewers how art, design and renovation can be fused into a singular vision. She describes herself as an unreserved artist who knows her tattoos and sharp tongue make her instantly memorable. Torche describes her design style as \"experimental industrial.\"