Annette was born in Japan and moved to California as a child. She was trained in traditional oil painting from the age of ten.  Annette received her Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego and now creates pictures books and graphic novels that appeal to diverse audiences. Annette will be represented by Elizabeth Bennett and was introduced to Elizabeth during #KidlitGN – a twitter pitch competition in October.

Annette is represented by Elizabeth Bennett.