Kim (Chase) Milan was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the second oldest in a family of 8 children. Kim had an early interest in art and creating with whatever was at hand. Kim choose a traditional educational path obtaining a BSC. in Computer Science and Business Admistration at Saint Mary's University. Kim ultimately left her long career as a System's Integrator upon becoming a mom. She also used this opportunity to delve into her passion for art. Over a span of 3 years, Kim augmented her natural ability and interest with painting and drawing courses at the NSCAD School of Extended Studies. Kim travels extensively and has lived in a number of Canadian cities but calls Halifax, Nova Scotia home.