Emily Kuchenbecker was born in Madison, Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for two years for the start of her BFA. She then transferred to the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point where she received her BFA in 3D Studio Art, with an emphasis in Glass. Emily is currently a first year graduate student in the Craft and Material Studies Program, at Virginia Commonwealth University. Since 2016, Emily has continued to serve as the Co-Chair of the Digital Media Committee for the Glass Art Society.