Biography:

Eileen was born in Penticton B.C and lived there for 24 years enjoying the bright sunny Okanagan. Eileen is a self taught artist with additional studies at night school and through various art association workshops. She has been artistic since childhood which can be demonstrated through her win at a BC Tel drawing contest at the young age of 11 years old and her many years of making fun of her family in comedic drawings. Traveling extensively in Europe after High School and living there for four months, she discovered masterpieces in museums painted by famous artists. After this she lived in Alberta for six years, working and going to College and then resettled back to B.C continuing undergraduate studies in Criminology and the Humanities. Eileen however never forgot what she saw in Europe in all the galleries and museums and her love of art and expression became a dominant presence in her life. Eileen enjoys experimenting in different artistic mediums and techniques but currently enjoys the freedom in loose realism. In 2002, she was featured in the "NOW" newspaper and the Tri-City News in 2010 and more recently profiled in "Alternative Trends" Magazine for a collection of her work. Eileen is an Active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), and the Port Moody Arts Association where she exhibits her work in annual and spring shows. Her work can be found in private collections in New Zealand, Cuba, the USA and across Canada. Concentrated studies include playing classical and Solo acoustic guitar, studying Metaphysics and Quantum Theories of reality.