Rhea Small was born in 1990 on the island of Barbados. She was educated at the Louis Lynch Secondary School until the age of 14 and completed her secondary education to 6th form at The Combermere School. She received the Associates Degree in Fine Art from the Barbados Community College in 2010. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art at the same institution. Rhea is an avid wire jewellery designer and maker.