Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Emily has built her photography brand with an advanced knowledge and training in the arts. She has won numerous awards, scholarships and public recognition for her artistic work. Emily was named the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 3-D Sculpture Grand Champion. Auctioning her artwork, she raised $132,000 for the Houston Rodeo Scholarship Program. Emily is the graduate of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts Glassel School of Art. She went on to receive two scholarship offers from Brigham Young University for her work in both fine arts and photography where she currently attends.