Born in New York City, Ellen McKay is a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She continued her studies at Pratt Graphics Center and the School of Visual Arts, N. Y., Her paintings have been shown in group shows in galleries in the Hudson River Valley, including Mark Gruber, New Paltz, NY, Carrie Haddad, Hudson, NY, Emerge Gallery, Saugerties and many others. Teaching experience includes watercolor classes at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, painting and drawing workshops in her studio and various other venues in upstate New York. After fourteen years of living in Argentina, she has now returned to make her home in the Hudson River Valley, NY. Ellen McKay’s art work is represented in private collections in the United States, Argentina and in Europe.