Annie Jacobsen was born on March 31, 1992 in Richmond, Virginia. Her family is now located in Franklin County, Virginia where she attended her sophomore to senior year of High School (Graduated 2010). She currently studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Crafts and Material Studies with a focus in glass, and will graduate with her BFA 2014. She has studied glass as a material mainly in lampworking, but she has also worked in hot shop for three of her four years, worked in kiln casting, and is proficient in the cold shop. She has worked in the hot shop monitoring, an assistant, and as her own gaffer. She has also studied in areas of drawing, painting, fashion, video art, and woodworking in her college career. Her concentration in glass as a material lead her to the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia where she worked as a Studio Assistant at the Glass Studio. This opportunity allowed her to work with glass artists such as; CUD, the De La Torre Brothers, Robert Mickelsen, John Miller, Kim Harty, Robin and Julia Rogers, and Charlotte Potter. During the summer of 2012 she had a solo exhibition of her piece “Transparency” a 6-foot glass dress at the museum.