Kay lives and works in her Richmond, California home studio where she paints and produces monoprints. She exhibits regularly and her work is in numerous private collections. She received her Bachelor's degree in Art from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Her exhibition history includes shows at 199 Fremont Street, 1111 Broadway, Oakland, CA; San Francisco, CA; Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA; The Studio Shop, Burlingame, CA; Room Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA; Berkeley Art Center; Marin MOCA; Pamela Skinner Gwenna Howard Gallery, Sacramento, CA; and Branch Gallery, Oakland, CA.
Purchase awards include those from the Alameda County Arts Commission, CA and Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. In 2009 she received a Vermont Studio Center residency grant; and she was included in "American Art Collector 2011."