Award winning painter, Eileen Whitehead was born in Provo, Utah. She graduated from BYU with a minor in art and took oil painting classes from Don Doxy at Westminster College. She raised 5 children and now has 17 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. Having taught various classes in elementary school for 18 years, Eileen is now retired and has returned to her love of art. She has recently been studying oils under Mike Ellsworth and Liz Lemon Swindle. She lives in West Jordan, Utah with her husband, Charles, where she enjoys painting in a small studio that was built just for her.