Hartley was born in Winchester in 1988 and grew up in the South Downs, UK.

Living and working in London as an artist and designer Hartley works predominantly with print, more specifically the process of mono screen printing- which she has adapted to installation work, sculpture, surface textile and fashion.

Hartley graduated from Kingston University with a BA his in Illustration and Animation in 2010 and went onto complete her MA at the Royal College of Art in Fine Art Printmaking graduating in 2013.

She’s since been selected and exhibited in New Contemporaries 2014, and has exhibited across the country, throughout Europe and North America.