Anna Hess' work is well-known along Lake Superior's North Shore, and she has exhibited her work all over the US. She strives to reflect the beauty of the environment around her through her art and works in a variety of mediums, including in oils and mixed media. Anna and her partner, Jeff, live close to Lake Superior in Lutsen, Minnesota, in a home full of wonderful rocks and driftwood.
Anna is the illustrator for Beaver, Bear, Snowshoe Hare. She likes to paint or draw and create all the time. If she doesn't have paint and canvas available she draws in the dirt or whatever is near to make images. Her best vehicle for expression is a visual one using paint and lots of color. She communicates with the world using her paintbrush and pencils.