Cory grew up Baltimore, MD, where she received a BFA with concentrations in painting and textiles at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2010. In 2014, she transitioned from her studies at MICA to metalsmithing at the Baltimore Jewelry Center. She has exhibited at various venues such as Artscape, one of the largest free art festivals in the country. She continues to expand her studio and explore new techniques. When she is not making she is usually crafting tasty cocktails or unwinding with her cat, Icabod.