Kathy Pollak grew up in New York City. She was accepted into the High School of Music and Art. Kathy was a bronze medal winner from the Art Students League in a city-wide contest and received a scholarship to the Pratt Institute. Her BA is in Fine Arts from Hunter College.
Kathy’s skills as an artist cover a broad range of media from oils, pen and ink, colored pencils three-dimensional work, including original sculpted dolls. She worked for awhile as a commercial artist.
Before retiring, Kathy spent most of her thirty-two years teaching first grade. She has also taught art to children of all ages, as well as adults. Kathy created several books for her classes over the years.