Journie Kirdain was born in 1993 in Santa Rosa, California. In 2017, she received her BA in Liberal Arts in the Great Books at St. John’s College. Kirdain is currently an MFA candidate at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she is the recipient of the New Artist Society scholarship. She has shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Maryland, France, New York, and Illinois. Kirdain currently lives and works in Chicago, IL.