Anita Groener was born in The Netherlands and has worked in Dublin since the 1980s. Groener makes paintings, monumental site-specific wall drawings, film and animation which she exhibits extensively in Europe. She is currently exhibiting State, a large drawing installation for the RHA foyer until April 2013 after which it will travel to The Netherlands. Groener is a member of Aosdána and was Head of Fine Art at Dublin Institute of Technology 2004-6, where she now is a lecturer. The artist is represented by Rubicon Gallery Dublin.