Widely known for her lively caricature art illustrations, Eileen McCoy is a Kansas City artist who has a reputation for “drawing the crowds”. For over 35 years, Eileen provides proven professional art services, specializing in caricature art entertainment and custom orders.
Eileen is award-winning prolific painter. Essentially self-taught, the artist has enhanced her skills over the years with study in private studio settings and workshops with other prominent artists. She holds a degree from the University of Missouri in Speech Communications/ Public Relations/Art. Eileen’s award-winning paintings have placed first in juried exhibitions and are in collections world wide.
Her artist’s work resume began at Hallmark Cards as a production artist where she honed her brush skills and line work. Then, as a freelance artist, she mixed and applied color to complex figurines in the Keepsakes Ornament department. She also worked as a display artist for Macy’s where she crafted large complex displays for merchandising.
Since then, in addition to Caricature art entertainment, her freelance services have been employed as a courtroom sketch artist, a muralist, a car-decal designer, a logo creator, an illustrator, landscape painter and portrait artist.
Prior to the pandemic of 2020: Eileen draws over 3000 happy faces annually for private and corporate events. Her client list includes Hallmark Cards, Humana, H&R Block, Hy-Vee, Sprint, Kansas City Royals, Kendra Scott, KCTV 41 Live, At&t, KC Chiefs, Garmin International, Anne Taylor, Nebraska Furniture Mart, NARI, Price Chopper, KC Zoo, Curry real estate, local and national corporations & civic organizations; Numerous area hospitals, universities, colleges, magazines, publications, & municipalities; sports teams, teachers, students, employers, your neighbors, your friends, and the kid-around-the-block.