Anki King grew up in a small village in Norway. After completing her arts education in Oslo, she moved to New York City in 1994. King exhibits frequently both in Europe and in the United States. Her work is included in private and public collections including the Appleton Museum of Art, in Ocala, FL. King has also exhibited at the Katonah Museum of Art, NY, the Las Cruces Museum of Art, NM, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Tokyo. She teaches and lectures at institutions such as The Art Students League of NY and Pelham Art Center. In 2010 she was the winner of the Artist of the Year Award in the London International Creative Competition (LICC). She was recently featured in the book Kunstnerliv, a collection of 19 Norwegian important contemporary artists.