Annette was born and raised in Northern California. She completed her undergraduate degree at U.C. Berkeley, where she studied Genetics and Art, and she received her M.F.A. at the California College of the Arts. Annette is a recipient of the 2019 Discovered Awards for Emerging Visual and Literary Artists of Sonoma County produced by Creative Sonoma and funded by Community Foundation Sonoma County and the National Endowment for the Arts. As a winner of the 2018 international art competition Premio O.R.A. Italia, she was awarded a solo exhibition at 3)5 Arte Contemporanea, a contemporary art gallery in Italy. One of 18 finalists from 15 countries, her work was selected by the YICCA International Art Competition, and exhibited at the HDLU Pavilion in Zagreb, Croatia.
Artist residencies include the Morris Graves Foundation in Humboldt County and the Headlands Center for the Arts, as an affiliate. Her sculpture has garnered multiple awards and has been exhibited in solo and group shows locally, nationally, and internationally, including the Art Museum of Sonoma County, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, The Falkirk Cultural Center, and the Kellogg University Art Center in Los Angeles, among many others.
Annette lives and works in Sonoma with her husband, son, and menagerie.

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Annette was born and raised in Northern California. She completed her undergraduate degree at U.C. Berkeley, where she studied Genetics and Art, and she received her M.F.A. at the California College of the Arts. Annette is a recipient of the 2019 Discovered Awards for Emerging Visual and Literary Artists of Sonoma County produced by Creative Sonoma and funded by Community Foundation Sonoma County and the National Endowment for the Arts. As a winner of the 2018 international art competition Premio O.R.A. Italia, she was awarded a solo exhibition at 3)5 Arte Contemporanea, a contemporary art gallery in Italy. One of 18 finalists from 15 countries, her work was selected by the YICCA International Art Competition, and exhibited at the HDLU Pavilion in Zagreb, Croatia.
Artist residencies include the Morris Graves Foundation in Humboldt County and the Headlands Center for the Arts, as an affiliate. Her sculpture has garnered multiple awards and has been exhibited in solo and group shows locally, nationally, and internationally, including the Art Museum of Sonoma County, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, The Falkirk Cultural Center, and the Kellogg University Art Center in Los Angeles, among many others.
Annette lives and works in Sonoma with her husband, son, and menagerie.

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