Ann M. Bell was born in Southern California and moved to Nampa, Idaho in 2006. She has been married to Scott for 25 years and they have four children together. She decided to follow her oldest child to college, when she realized she need to re-enter the work force. It was at the College of Western Idaho that she rediscovered her love for art. After earning her Associates in Liberal Arts, she went on to earn two Bachelor’s in Fine Arts degrees at Boise State University. The first in Illustration and the second in Visual Arts with an Art Metals emphasis.