(1994) Ana was born and raised in Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic. She discovered she was interested in art in elementary school and remembers her teacher’s being upset with her for neglecting her work in favor of doodling. Later when she was a high school, she participated in an “Art Olympics” where she won first place. Once she graduated from high school, she found out about Ani Art Academies Dominicana where she was very eager to attend. Now a part of the academy, Ana has recently started her first drawing and feels incredibly happy with how far she is come and cannot wait to see how much farther she will go on her artist journey.