Anne Wray was born in Kentucky. She attended Warren Wilson College in the early 80s, majoring in fine arts and minoring in religion. She fell in love with the area, and after graduating, made Asheville her home and never left. She has worked in many jobs, including nearly 14 years at a local bookstore. She discovered how much she enjoyed working in direct care around 2008. Anne started working at Open Hearts in June of 2018. She loves the people and loves that she helps others express themselves through art. Anne loves reading, dancing, music, yoga, and walking (especially with her dogs).