Anna Nero was born in Moscow in 1988. Her parents and her grandmother are artists as well. Anna studied Fine Arts under Anne Berning at Kunsthochschule Mainz (Art Academy Mainz) and under Ingo Meller at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig).
In 2015, she graduated with honours from HGB in Leipzig and started a two-year Master Class Programme under internationally highly regarded Heribert C. Ottersbach, from which she graduated in 2017.
From 2017-2011, Anna Nero held a scholarship from the Cusanuswerk. The artist lives and works in Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig and has had numerous exhibitions in Leipzig, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Detroit, among others.