Artist Kay Kinsman was born in Los Angeles, California in 1909. She lived in Lennoxville for more than a decade. Kinsman attending private school in Havana, Cuba; Jamaica, and New York City. She then studied at the Parsons School of Fine and Applied Arts in Paris. The Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, the Malvern School of Art in England as well as at Bishop's University and McGill University in Quebéc. She has a diploma in piano from The Royal Toronto Conservatory, a Bachelor Degree from Bishop's, a Master of Arts Degree from McGill. In 1989 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Bishop's University. She has held numerous group and solo exhibitions in England, Ontario and Québec. Her publications include the well know Montréal Sketch book, a Broadway Sketchbook and the Lennoxville Sketchbook. She died in Lennoxville in 1998.
Source : Excerpted from Kay Kinsman, Gallery 78 Artists of Quebec Exhibition November-December 1991.