1984 -Graduated Redmond High School
1985 – Attended Bellevue Community College – Studied Drawing/Pottery
1986 -Attended Washington State University – Studied Drawing/Pottery
1987-1989 Graduated Arizona State University BFA Fiber Art/1989 Fiber Artist of the Year Award Recipient
1990 Phoenix College – Computer Aided Graphic Design
1991 Art Instructor City of Redmond Parks & Recreation Old Firehouse Teen Center
1993 Art Director Kirkland & Redmond Boys & Girls Club
1999 Snohomish County Superior Court Juvenile Services Assistant
2001 Snohomish County Superior Court Educational Liason
2006 Snohomish County Drug Court Coordinator
2016 Founded Karla Kay Art, specializing Hand Painted Silk Scarves & Wall Hangings.
2020 Started producing Dutch Pour / Liquid Acrylics / Mixed Media Paintings in addition to Hand Painted Silk Scarves & Wall Hangings.