Kathleen (Kay) Eaton left a career in graphic design and marketing to focus on fine art oil painting, with an emphasis on portraits, figurative works, and landscapes. She has studied with such notable artists as Daniel Gerhartz, Everett Raymond Kinstler, C.W. Mundy, Nancy Guzik, Rose Frantzen, Judith Carducci, Peggy Baumgaertner, James Hempel and Andrew Orr. In 2012, she was artist-in-residence at the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, WI, and in 2013 she had a solo exhibit at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, MI. Her work can be seen in galleries, exhibits and private collections through the United States.