Annie studied at Gloucestershire College of Art and the Ruskin school of drawing, Oxford. She worked as a picture researcher for Phaidon press and as a museum assistant in Tate Britain archive. She moved to Sussex, carried on painting, and taught painting at Adult Education classes in Midhurst. She has exhibited locally and in Oxford, London and Brighton. She uses oils, watercolour, gouache acrylic and mixed media. Her subjects vary, but often triggered by landscape, light and atmosphere.