Emily is an artist, wife and mother of 5 boys. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and now resides in Glenwood, Iowa. In 2004, she graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a bachelors degree in University Studies, emphasis in Elementary Education and Art. Emily has been drawing, painting and making since she was a young girl. She continues her self-taught art education by seeking out classes and mentorship in the community.