My name is Anna Zhuo!
( 卓安娜 )
For those curious, I am Chinese (Cantonese) and both my parents were from China! I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Mobile, Alabama in 2011! Art has always been a passion of mine, but I did not become a full-time artist until 2018.
I am a self-taught, freelance artist who does both digital and traditional illustrations. Deviant Art, YouTube, and google were my best-est friends when it came to learning. Being an artist as a career choice has always been frowned upon when I was growing up, that is why I never sought to further chase that dream. In fact, I even got rejected from an art school (La Guardia High School of Arts)! During college, I went through so many changes in my major. I finally landed on one I really liked because I enjoyed my work as a group leader for an after-school program. That was when I was set to want to become a teacher. At that point in my life, I have moved down South and continued my studies to become an elementary teacher with dual certification in Special Education.

Along the way, I met tons of great people that were very supportive of the arts. That is when I started to draw again and eventually picking up watercolor. Because of drastic changes in my life, one of my mentors sat me down and had heart-to-heart talk with me. That was when I realized art WAS my calling. I had dropped everything and started pursuing my dream of being a professional artist. I was always told I would never make it but here I am, constantly proving them wrong. I love what I do and I hope to inspire many others to chase their dreams. 

Currently, I am traveling from convention to convention selling my artwork, meeting new people, sharing the wealth of information I have about getting into the professional world, teaching others about different mediums, and much more! At the same time, I am working closely with retailers/comic stores to publish more variant covers for people’s favorite comic books! Even now, I still consider myself as an amateur artist and I am nowhere near where I want to be! There are still tons to learn and tons of goals to achieve! Never stop learning!