Anna was born in Odessa in 1974 and studied fine art since early age in Odessa School of Art for the Children in the class of its principal and artistic director, professor Tokarev. On moving to Canada in 1991, Anna graduated from OCAD majoring in graphics. She score Best New Artist award at the Toronto Outdoor show and continues to work on her paintings while pursuing a career of a graphic designer and product developer of RBC in Toronto.