Rita Guile is a fine art painter and lives in the Kansas City Metro area. She grew up in Moline, Illinois and moved to Kansas in 1975. After graduating from an intense two-year program in graphic design, Rita was chosen as the intern for Hallmark’s Sales Promotion. Later she became a Hallmark product designer, achieving the level of Senior Designer. In 2012, Rita left the creative corporate world in order to devote her time to painting. She has exhibited her work in galleries and in numerous juried exhibitions around the country and in the UK. Her paintings are in corporate and private collections in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Portland, Oregon; Kansas City, Missouri; plus Rhode Island, New York, and the UK.