Katalin Gyokeny is a published author and a professional artist with a track record of national and international exhibitions, a winner of numerous awards and honors. She studied Fine arts at the School of Visual arts, where she received her MFA in 1996. She has been teaching college since. Wanting to teach younger kids, she went back to Hofstra University to get a teaching degree and in 2011 she received her MSED in art education. Ms. Gyokeny is a NYS certified art teacher in good standing. She is also a Registered art therapist, holder of an MA in Creative Arts therapy and a NYS certified Interfaith minister. She is an ex patriot, with a love for languages, literature, and the arts.