Anna M. Reynolds-Patterson received her BFA in painting from University of North Florida and her MFA in drawing and painting from Florida State University. She is currently the Visual Art Department Chair and middle school teacher for St. Johns Country Day School in Orange Park. Her previous professional experience includes teaching for the University of North Florida, Florida State College at Jacksonville, the Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens, and serving as Artist-In-Residence for Duval County Schools. She was the recipient of an Art Ventures: Field of Interest grant from the Community Foundation, Inc. of Jacksonville in 2008. The artist has shown her work in various group and solo shows at such venues as the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Valdosta State University, SMART Gallery San Marco, Flat File Gallery, Push 2 Gallery, Olgesby Gallery, The von Liebig Art Center, St. Augustine Art Association, FSCJ Kent Gallery, Polk Community College, and the Siena Art Institute in Italy.