Anne grew up in New York City, and after majoring in Studio Art at Brown University in Providence, RI, where she won the Alvin Polasek Prize, moved back to New York and studied painting at the New York Studio School. During and right after that period of time, Anne showed her work at the Atlantic Gallery, an artist-run space, and in several juried exhibitions, and won a fellowship from The Elizabeth Foundation. During the time she was raising her two children, Anne never stopped painting, exploring different directions in her work which ultimately let her to her current body of work. Most recently, for nine months in 2022-23, Anne participated in Uncool Artist's International Lab for Art Practices, learning from and connecting with a large community of artists, curators and writers.

Since 2007 Anne has lived with her family in Washington, DC.