has had a lifelong love of art and a strong creative instinct. As a
young woman she collected art books, visited museums and dreamed of the
day she would become an artist. However, since art was no considered a
“serious pursuit" as she was growing up, she received a degree in
frustration and after trying a number of various other careers, Ann
turned to her first love. In 1982, she enrolled in art at Palm Beach
College. She subsequently studied at The Lighthouse School, Sandhills
College, Wayne Art Center, and Chester Springs Studios, which was
affiliated with The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art.
began her artistic career working in various water based media, but
today she prefers the old masters traditional medium, oil. Her still
life compositions frequently incorporate flowers, leaves and fruit. Ann
says, "There are enough things in this world that are not beautiful. I
don't want to bring anything negative to this life or our environment.
My desire is to share beauty."