Courtney has loved photography since she was young, inspired and influenced by her grandfather, a World War II Army photographer, and has been fascinated by the idea of capturing an indelible moment in time. Courtney developed her own style which she has been sharing with the world through her art.

In 2007 Courtney was able to merge her love of photography with her interest in graphic design. She explored her interest in design earning a Bachelors of Arts degree in Graphic Design from Kean University where she learned how to produce rich and compelling media including posters, brochures, and advertisements. She has earned accolades for her work with both professional and non-profit organizations for which she did her work pro-bono.