Anne Valerie Hash was born in Paris in 1971. In 1991 she began her artistic education at The Duperré Art School. In 1995, she recieved a diploma from the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne. In June of 2003, she received the ANDAM prize and in June 2009 Christine Albanel, Minister of Culture and Communication, personally rewarded her with the prestigious insignia of the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.