Yemisi Olaniyi Twins Seven Seven was born in 1956 a Kwara State, Nigeria.  At an early age she became interested in dance and dramatic arts.  After completing her secondary education in Oshogbo, Oyo State she attended government catering school whereby specializing in Nigerian dishes.

Yemisi later married Chied Taiwo Olaniyi Seven Seven and moved into the arts gallery.  There she learned batik arts from Twins; comfortably sharing her skills and experiences with other wives, who were also batik artists.

Yemisi exhibited widely in Nigeria, including Kaduna, Jos and National Museum in Lago; Scotland and in 1986 at the Grinnell Gallery on Riverside Drive in New York City.