(Born 1949) "Born in Henderson, Nevada, Anne Coe is a conservation-minded painter whose work combines narratives of exaggerated landscapes with stylized animals such as huge gila monsters or fez wearing monkeys. She lifts concepts from western art and explores the relationship between the wild desert and urban life. One of her themes which she expresses in comic allegories is the delusion of human beings that they are the superior species and that they are in control.
Coe earned a BA in 1970 and a MA in 1980 from Arizona State University. She did mural designs for McDonald's Corporation and Warner Brothers, and from 1977 to 1980 was Arts Producer for KAET-TV in Phoenix. With a studio in Apache Junction, Coe has also been an art faculty member at Arizona State University." borrowed from AskArt.com