McCavitt studied at the William Morris School of Art, and the Central School of Art and Design in London, with a B.A. in Textile Design. She won a travel scholarship awarded by the Royal Society of Arts to study fashion and textile design in Europe. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society during her career in that field.
I enjoy the art of drawing, whether it be an animal, a flower or the human body, the artist expounds. To express the sensual curves and grace of my subject in a way that is tasteful and pleasing to the eye.