She studied art with Edward Gage and James Henderson before reading English at the University of Stirling. For many years she worked in theatre lighting, sound and radio production in London and the south of England. While taking a break from full-time work she started drawing and painting again, attending classes held at the City Lit in London and Blackheath Conservatoire.
Since returning to Scotland in 1999 she has attended a series of courses and intensive summer schools with artists including James Robertson, Jacqueline Watt, David Martin, Damian Callan and Paul Mowat. From 2007 – 2009 she studied with Paul Martin on his Full-Time Painting Course at Leith School of Art.
Annie has featured in exhibitions in Blackheath, Old Gala House, Thirlestane Castle, The Torrance Gallery and in Dalkeith for Coldwells Art Company. Most recently her work has been shown in exhibitions at The Leith Gallery and The Doubtfire Gallery in Edinurgh’s New Town, where she had a solo show entitled Antarctica: A Fragile Eden in November 2015.
She currently works from a studio at The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, 25 Palmerston Place in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End.