Anne Linden graduated with distinction in voice from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. She has enjoyed a busy life raising four children with her husband, and performing in musical theatre from coast to coast in Canada working several seasons at the Stratford Festival in Ontario and the Charlottetown Festival, Prince Edward Island plus numerous TV variety specials for the CBC.
With her children grown, she started to paint large flowers in acrylic, and developed a passion for this subject and medium. She is drawn to poetry and philosophy, and has included some of the quotations that have informed her painting in this book.
She lives in Toronto, Ontario with her husband and two cats.