Esie Cheng (a.k.a. Stephanie Kristy Cheng), was born and raised in Fairfax, Virginia. Esie is a 2013 graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, in Baltimore Maryland. Through her years at MICA she has dipped her toes in the fields of 2D, 3D and stop motion animation, 3D modeling and digital illustration. She loves various art forms, Prince of Wales tea and squirrels.