Ann was educated in public schools in Berkeley, California. She received a Master’s in Special Education from San Francisco State University.
Throughout her life Ann crafted poetry and short stories. In retirement she became the first member of Don Reitz Ceramic Ranch in Clarkdale, Arizona. She creates ceramic sculptures there, working many hours a week on her art. She takes classes at the Ranch.
She has exhibited her art in the Camp Verde Library and in the Clark Memorial Library, both in the Verde Valley.
She created an exhibit, “To Restore their Dreams” which travels as a sculptural expression of the horrors of human trafficking.
Ann shows her art at the Muse Gallery in Old Town Cottonwood.
She maintains her own studio and gallery on 6th Street in Cottonwood’s industrial zone.