Pat Gough has studied fine art all her life. At the age of six she began studying under Eileen McCarthy, Covington, KY. Ms. McCarthy was a student of Cincinnati/Covington artist Frank Duveneck. Ms Gough has a BS in Art from Empire State College, NY. She has taught art at the Cincinnati Art Museum, the McCarthy studio and The Foreman Center, Fairport, NY. She is a member of National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Oil Painters of America and American Women Artists.