Chloe H Gough was raised in Aberdeenshire; where the majority of her education was carried out at a Rudolf Steiner Waldorf school. After a year at Aberdeen College Gough moved to Dundee where she studied for a B A Hons in Fine art, Philosophy and contemporary practices, graduating in 2009, she then went on to complete a post-graduate baccalaureate at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston with the aid of the Donald Dewar arts trust, she then went on to study with a full scholarship and graduate teaching position at the University of Michigan for her Masters of Fine Art. She is currently back in Scotland concentrating on her practice and exhibiting her work throughout America and the UK