Emma Lynn White Thunder was born and raised mostly in the PNW, WA. with her mother and siblings, the family traveled back to SD to visit her father on the Pine Ridge reservation. Starting early in her childhood she was pushed creatively and worked with a variety of different mediums. She received a full scholarship to attend The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pa. where she acquired a BFA. Currently she is making Art and living in South Jersey with her Husband and Child.