Kathleen Morris was born in Montreal. She studied under William Brymner and Maurice Cullen at the school of the Art Association of Montreal (1910 - 1918). Working in oil, her subjects include landscape, genre, street scenes and buildings, with a special emphasis on horse drawn cabstands of old Montreal. Except for some years spent in Ottawa, she was active in Montreal until 1978 when she stopped painting. She died in 1986 in Rawdon, Quebec. She exhibited with the RCA from 1916 - 1958. Her work is in the collection of the AGGV, AGO, MMFA, and NGC.