Courtney is a Washington State native who has always had a passion for creativity and art. She received her M.F.A. in Costume Design in 2018 from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She received her B.A. from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA where she graduated with an emphasis in both costume and scenic design with a strong focus on scenic painting. Though much of Courtney’s art experience and education has been through the lens of theatre, art was a huge part of her education and a skill set she continues to work on. Courtney has a strong passion for art and illustration, gaining immense joy from teaching, and working on art projects of her own.