Born in West Jordan, Utah, Ann relocated to Cedar City, Utah where she was a resident for over thirty years. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Southern Utah University and gained her first professional experience working at the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery. Ann was also the owner of Blue Sage Gallery, Fine Framing & Boutique for ten years. She now resides in Durango, Colorado.
Working in watercolor, charcoal and pencil, Ann habitually carries a sketchbook and also travels with her painting materials whenever possible. She gathers her inspiration and subject matter from her travels, experiences, interactions, emotions, and the local environment.