Graves, Kã was born on January 19, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of John Joseph and Bertha (Padar) Drake.
Associate of Arts, American College, Paris, 1974;
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1976;
Master of Fine Arts, Arizona State University, 1979.
Owner Sol Studio Originals, Inc., Phoenix, since 1990. Conductor workshops in field. Graduate teaching assistant Arizona State University, Tempe, 1976-1978.
Artist-in-residence McClintock High School, Tempe, 1979-1980, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, 1981-1983, S. Mount High School, Phoenix, 1987. Adjunct faculty painting and dwg. Grand Canyon College, Phoenix, 1983-1985.
Faculty associate oil painting Arizona State University, summer 1986. Part-time faculty life dwg. Glendale (Arizona) Community College, 1986-1987.
Faculty associate Arizona State University, since 1993.