Emily Story is a North Carolina based artist specializing in animal portraiture. She has been painting since the age of eleven. She's a vegetarian who cares deeply about the lives of animals. She has three cats, two rabbits, and a turtle. Her particular passion is providing memorial paintings for people missing their beloved pets. Being able to capture the essence of those who are no longer physically with us is a huge honor for her. She appreciates her clients' love for their pets, and knowing that they had such great homes is a driving force for her work.