Any was born in Curitiba, Brazil. In 2000, she became an architect and urban planner.

She spent ten years in New York City, seven of which working at Etsy, Inc., with roles in communication and content development. She later became Etsy's first Senior Maker Specialist, exploring the creation and production processes of designers and makers, with a focus on small-scale manufacturing of printed goods.

She's studied ceramics, jewelry, and photography, and traditional crafts like kintsugi, shibori, lace making, and fileteado porteño.

In 2017, she became a full-time potter.

She lives in Seattle.

 
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"I aim to produce work that's devoid of a bigger purpose. If my art can be used as a tool for social and political change, I will have failed."