Annie Farrar was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Nashville, Tennessee. She earned her BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her MA in Museum Studies from the George Washington University. Annie is an artist whose process-oriented work is a meditation on decay and renewal who has exhibited internationally and has work in private collections throughout the east coast and southern United States. She is a Hambidge and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellow and the Chair of the Washington Sculptors Group. Annie is the registrar for outgoing loans at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.