Annette Dannhauser was born in Delareyville (Western Transvaal) on 24 March 1962. This fine artist completed her school career in the Vaal Triangle, before she commenced her studies towards a Diploma in fine arts at the Technikon of the Witwatersrand which she obtained in 1997. During this period she was rewardd a Certificate of Merit for overall exceptional performance in Fine Art.
Her great passion for the arts drove her to complete a B.Tech degree in Fine Arts in 1999. In 2001 she received the Sasol New Signatures People Choice Award. Annette is currently living in the country side in the picturesque Freestate town Parys. She has been painting full time since 2002. Her artwork are presented at various exhibitions and Art Galleries.