Anna Dibble is the founding director of Gulf of Maine ECOARTS, and a primarily self-taught painter and writer. She has shown her work in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout New England for over forty years. Dibble was a writer, designer, and music composer for many animated shorts on Sesame Street, she has designed and created sets for opera and theater, and worked in commercial and independent animation studios including Disney, Marvel, Hanna-Barbera: features, television specials, and fine art shorts. She has taught workshops, and run art programs for children, and adults. Dibble grew up with a lot of animals, human and wild, in a very small town in Vermont, and now lives in Brunswick, Maine.