Keva Richardson was raised in a small town in the Texas Panhandle. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Education, specializing in art and languages. Following graduation she settled in Austin, TX and obtained a Masters in Educational Psychology from Texas State University. She began taking art classes from the University of Texas, The Art School at Laguna Gloria, and St. Edward's University. She also studied intensively with notable Texas artists, Mary Jo Harding and Jerry Seagle. She lives and works in East Austin.