Annie Riker

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Annie Riker Art & Design


Annie Riker is an artist and designer who loves exploring mountains, forests, coffee shops, and the unknown. She works from her home studio and lives with her husband and son in beautiful Asheville, NC.

Annie recently completed a self-initiated daily drawing challenge called “100 Reasons I love Asheville,” in which she illustrated 100 things about this wonderful ‘big town in a small city’ that we all love so much. She’s currently working on making this Asheville illustration collection into a book. Follow her progress and see more of her latest work at @annieriker on Instagram.

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