Eileen was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and began drawing and painting as soon as she could pick up a crayon. Her first art class was a home study course through Famous Artists School founded by Norman Rockwell. This lead to winning 2nd place in a school wide art exhibit. Formal training at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was to follow. There Eileen developed a love for fashion and portraiture. Eileen further cultivated her artistic talent through workshops and classes at local colleges and museums. Today, Eileen lives in Vero Beach, Florida. She is an active member of the local art community and sells her art on-line and in regional art shows and exhibits.