Anna was born on the hottest day in July 1985. She grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and after finishing school moved to Brooklyn, New York to attend Pratt Institute. She graduated in May 2008 with a BFA in Sculpture with honors. She lived in Asheville, North Carolina for 3 years where she opened a gallery and learned the craft of waiting on tables. In 2011 she began her graduate degree in sculpture at the Cranbrook Academy for Art in Bloomfield Hills MI. She graduated in May 2013 and moved to Providence RI for the next adventure.