Graceann Warn was raised in New Jersey. In 1978 she graduated with a degree in landscape architecture. Later, while pursuing a Master’s in Landscape Architecture at the University of Michigan and working as a landscape architect, she made the decision to devote her life to making art. She has been a full time studio artist since 1985 with work exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. She lives in in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her husband Geoff.