Emma Knight was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. She grew up on West Avenue in Richmond's Fan District and is a graduate of Richmond Public Schools. Knight went on to study art at Mary Washington College and Virginia Commonwealth University. While painting professionally, she has worked as an art educator, as an illustrator and a make-up artist. Her paintings have been shown nationwide, and overseas with the Art in Embassies program. Knight is represented by Brickworks Gallery in Atlanta, GA, Richard Stravitz in Virginia Beach, Chasen Galleries and Crossroads Art Center in Richmond, VA.
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