picture credit: Victor Morrison

Raised in Germany and the U.S., Anja attended the Hallmark Institute of Photography in 1999, winning the Epson/Mamiya Print Design Award upon graduating. She also attended the Pratt Institute of Art for Web Design.

She won Best Visual Artist in the Valley Advocate Readers' Poll in 2010.

She lives in Turners Falls, MA, with her husband, three-and-a-half dogs, two cats, and an abundance of animal-hair dust bunnies.