Ann Lovett was born in 1953 in Newtown, Pennsylvania. She received a B.S. in Studio Art from Skidmore College and an M.F.A. from Tyler School of Art of Temple University. She has exhibited widely, with solo shows at the Dorsky Gallery in New York and elsewhere, and many national and international exhibitions. Notable examples include the Museum of Arts and Design, New York; Klingspor-Museum, Offenbach, Germany; Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany; Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; and many others. Her work is represented in national and international collections, and has been recognized by a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Photography, a New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Grant and the New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artists Program.

She has been an artist in residence at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland and The Visiting Artist’s and Scholar’s Program at the American Academy in Rome. She received the William Randolph Hearst Foundation Visiting Fellowship for Historical Research by Creative and Performing Artists and Writers from the American Antiquarian Society, and was warded the Cox Family Fellowship at the Center for Humanities and the Arts at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She lives in New York State’s Hudson Valley, where she is a Professor of Art at the State University of New York, New Paltz.