O'Hara is a Canadian pinup glamour model, currently residing just
outside of Toronto, ON. Kay was named among the Top 10 Modern Pinups
in an article published by AskMen.com defining the 10 most influential
pinups in the genre . Kay began her on-line tribute to classic
and modern pin-up in 1999 with her site klassnsass.com, whose name
changed to pinupglamour.com in early 2001. The memebers area of pinupglamour.com
officially closed in July 2012.
pin-up girl, Kay's image has been painted in over 250 pinup artworks
and is muse for a number of internationally acclaimed pinup and contemporary
artists, including Jack Henslee, Kim Harlow, Barbara Jensen, Lorenzo
DiMauro, Monte Moore, Susan Heidi, and Jessica Dougherty. Kay has
also been rendered in art by Jon Hul and was included in his "Jon
Hul Sexy Art Book". Kay's classic pinup images may be seen in
print and calendars - Kay was chosen as the sole Canadian pinup representative
for the German-based Pinup Animal Rescue 2009 Project . Kay's image
was featured as the Miss April, Miss May, Miss September, and Miss
October Pinup in the sold-out marketing campaign for Eidos Battlestations:
Midway PC and X-Box game. See Kay as the "Teacher" card
in the popular Wench board game , drawn by artist Monte Micheal
Moore (artist for Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics and DC Comics). Kay was
selected as the first "Bachelor Pad Beauty"  Centerfold
featured in the premiere edition of Bachelor Pad Magazine, the digest
of Atomic Age Culture and was chosen as one of 11 internationally
known pin-up models in the printed Pinup Trading Cards series.
Kay appeared throughout North America in support of the pinup and
retro/atomic age community. She has been a featured guest (and singer)
at The New York Burlesque Festival; Co-hosted the first Mondo Lounge
Atomic Frolic in support of the Atomic Age Alliance; was guest co-host
for two years for the Cocktails and Cheesecake  Viva Las Vegas
kick-off reception, and twice co-hosted the Memorial Day Party at
the PlayBoy Mansion in LA in support of active troops and veterans.
In the spirit of WWII pinup and nose art, Kay's "Operation: Pinup"
website paid tribute to and supported military personnel via her dedications
and over-seas shipments. After 10 years of service, "Operation:
Pinup" closed in July 2012. Kay has been awarded the Joint Forces
Special Command Pinup of the Year award, and was voted by her peers
as Centerfold in the hard cover book "Pinups for Troops"
 an independent project by the creators of Pinups for Troops for
shipment overseas to troops on active duty.
Kay is a published author in the genre of romantic fiction, her latest
work being, Spanish Coffee  - a romance novel, and has been awarded
status of "Poet Fellow for 2007" for her poetic writings.
Kay was on-staff with Car Kulture Deluxe Magaine for a year, writing
her column 'Kay's Korner", and then wrote her column for Viscous
Betty's Magazine for another year.
Secrets In Lace, one of the leading manufacturers of lingerie and
stockings in the U.S., was Kay's Official Sponsor for 10 years, providing
all lingerie, stockings, and 3 piece sets as seen in Kay's photo galleries.
Corset Creations was also Kay's Official Sponsor for 5 years, providing
all custom corsetry.
closing the members area of pinupglamour.com in July 2012, Kay has
been working behind the camera as photographer, offering customers
her brand of pinup and glamour photography, and catching up on her
studies of ancient civilizations. There is even another romance novel
in the works.