Anna Sokolova was born in 1975 in Minsk, Belarus. In 1994 she graduated from the Glebov’s Minsk Art College and in 2000 from the Belorussian Academy of Arts (Monumental Painting Department). In 2003/5 she made Masterclass in Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains in Tourcoing (France).In 2005/7 she visited classes of Prof. Daniel Buren and Prof. David Rabinowitch at the Art Academy Dusseldorf. In 2010 she graduated from the Academy of Media of Arts in Cologne. Since 2005 she lives and works in Dusseldorf.