Originally from New England, Kathleen was born in Massachusetts and attended the University of Vermont. She has served her country (in the United States Navy), her community, and her family. Today Kathleen resides in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. She has won numerous awards in local art competitions, serves as Vice President of Fine Arts Blount, member of the Community Arts League of Athens, and is a member of Broadway Studios and Gallery in Knoxville. Kathleen specializes in mixed media, photography, acrylics and fiber arts.