Brandi Twilley is originally Oklahoma City. She earned a BFA from the Art Institute of Boston in 2006 and her MFA from Yale School of Art in 2011. While at Yale she received the Barry Schactman Scholarship and the Robert Schoelkopf Traveling fellowship to go to Italy. Upon graduation she was awarded the Blair Dickinson Memorial Prize. She currently lives in Brooklyn and teaches painting and drawing classes at PI Arts in New Jersey and Manhattan. Her work can be viewed at www.branditwilley.com.