Yukiko "Happy" McDonald of Pass Christian exhibits her paintings at a number of galleries. "Happy," a native of Japan, moved to the U.S. shortly after she was married. After retiring from the banking industry a few years ago, she began taking art classes, first with Douglas Walton in Ruston, LA. She has taken many classes and workshops with many artists around the Coast, as well. Though she has experimented with many different media and technique, her work is characterized by bright, dynamic color and a fluid brushstroke.