Ana Gribbons, visual artist

Ana Gribbons is a Polish-Canadian immigrant, born in Argentina. She grew up in Hamilton, Ontario and now lives in Toronto.

Since childhood she was always interested in art and went on to study English and Art History at the University of Guelph, painting, drawing, and printmaking at Concordia University, as well as taking illustration classes at OCAD and painting classes at the Toronto School of Art.

She has worked in retail, libraries, offices, as an illustrator, and for the last 10 years as a designer of correspondence courses for the Ministry of Education. After her department was privatized, she decided to follow a life-long passion to paint and is now embarking on a full-time painting career. She recently joined the Artist Network of Riverdale, is participating in RAW, and is investigating the art world.