Mills Brown was born in Florence, South Carolina in 1993. She received her MFA in Studio Art from American University in 2017 and her BA in English and Art History from Wofford College in 2015. Mills has shown work in group shows in Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, and South Carolina. Brown has participated in the GlogauAir Artist Residency in Berlin, Germany. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. where she works as a preschool art teacher.