Blakely was born and raised in Houston, TX where she began to know art at a very young age. From her elementary school days to high school, you would find her taking classes at the Glassell School of Art or Art League Houston. Blakely continued her passion for art when she attended the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Bachelors of Art in Studio Art with a focus in painting and drawing, along with a minor in business.
Today, she resides in Houston, TX, where she pursues a career in Fine Art. Currently, she focuses on commissioned pieces of Texas wildlife and other animals, as well as commissioned abstract paintings for private collections.