Anna, a Colorado Springs native, came to the Fine Arts Center in 2000 to become involved with the Docent program, graduating in the Class of 2001. She served as the “Docent Palette” editor for two years, also a recipient of the Alice Award. Making the transition to visual art instructor at Bemis was an easy and natural transition. Anna taught in many if the children’s art programs at the Bemis School to include, Color/Shapes and the Gifted and Talented Program. She has also participated in Community outreach programs, worked with the Boy and Girl Scouts and organized the Children’s Art Exhibit at the East Library. Anna has spent time with at-risk youth as well as special needs students using all available mediums to include clay and glass.
Anna is currently teaching jewelry classes to adults and is a working metal and glass jeweler. Her creations may be found in smaller boutiques and shops.
Existing public work: Chicago Skyline, Water Street Historical District, Bay City, MI