Brandy González was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. González completed her B.F.A. with a major in drawing and a minor in sculpture from SMU where she received the “Zelle Award” for outstanding artistic merit. She then taught art for eight years in the public school system during which she completed her M.A.E from TTU graduating with a 4.0 gpa in 2013. In May 2016, she completed her M.F.A also from TTU majoring in printmaking with a secondary in painting. While attending TTU she received the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” award and the “Horn Professors Graduate Achievement” award for her work in social activism through the arts. González was the art professor at Lassen College located in Susanville in Northern California. She and her husband have moved back home to San Antonio to be closer to family as her child will turned two in October. Currently, she is the advanced art teacher at Clark High School.