Eva Kero (nee Vilcsek) was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1934. She survived life in Nazi occupied Hungary during World War II with her mother and sister. Eva recalls some of the hardships that she and her family witnessed and experienced during this time. In 1956, during the Hungarian Revolution she moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil, to work as a fashion designer. In 1957, Eva immigrated to Vancouver and pursued an education in art history and teaching. Eva would eventually become an art teacher at a secondary school and graduate from a master’s degree program.