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

She spent 10 years in New York City, seven of which working at Etsy, Inc., with roles in content development, communications, and community management. She later became Etsy's first Senior Maker Specialist, exploring the creative process and production channels used by designers and makers, with a focus on small-scale manufacturing of printed goods.

She's studied pottery, jewelry, and documentary photography, as well as contemporary and traditional crafts from a number of different cultures, including kintsukuroi, fileteado porteño, bobbin lace making, and others. 

As of 2017, she works full-time with clay and metal.

She lives in Seattle.

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