Anita Singh was born in Guyana, South America with a Russian and Indian bloodline. She grew up in Montreal and Toronto, where she studied graphic design and printmaking, and lived in British Columbia for 10 years, working as a graphic designer and visual artist. She has done internships and apprenticeships in book arts, paper-making, and printmaking, in both New York State and England. During a cross Canada trip in 1999, she discovered and fell in love with Newfoundland. She lives with her husband and son in downtown St. John’s, where she works as a printmaker, mixed media artist, and art instructor.