Born in Padua in 1966, Annamaria Zanella graduated from the State Institute of Arts “Pietro Selvatico of Padua in 1985. She continued her studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia and in 1992 obtained a diploma in Sculpture Section. She studied the technique of enamel on metal in Pforzheim Germania. From 1987 to 2000 she attended the Goldsmith Metal Art Institute of Art, “Pietro Selvatico”.
She participated in various solo and group exhibitions in Italy and around the world.
She, also, received many awards including twice Herbert Hofmann Prize of Monaco of Bavaria (given to the international showcase of the latest trends of creative art jewellery) in 1997 and 2006.
Her works are in major Italian museums and in prestigious worldwide galleries.