Anita holds a BFA from Tulane University. She also studied at the New York College of Ceramics, Alfred, and has professional training in industrial design, mold making and slip casting at a pottery studio in Kyoto, Japan. She is a full time potter and Principal of It’s Only Mud, a commercial pottery of her original ceramic objects. Her work has been commissioned and exhibited widely throughout the USA. She teaches at Southern Connecticut State University and Creative Arts Workshop, and has taught at Wesleyan Potters, Brookfield Craft Center, and through the Visiting Artists’ program of the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. She taught travel workshops on Native American pottery processes in the American Southwest, and Spanish tile-making in Seville. She has also served as juror for local and national arts organizations.