Education and work
Ann credits a 1975 Chinese Art Exposition as her greatest source of inspiration. In 1966, Ann found herself as one of the first US civilians to set foot in the USSR as part of the Congress of Infectious Diseases.
Royer's work is prominently featured in the Cornerhouse Art Gallery. Between 1975 and 1997, her work was exhibited at the Sioux City Art Center, the Museum of Art Cedar Rapids, the Jewish Community Center Houston, Engel Gallery Jerusalem, the Zoma Gallery New York, the Ice House Dallas, and the Osburne Gallery in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Royer was commissioned by the city to create several large bronze public sculptures in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her large sculptures include “Pas De Deux” on the corner of 1st Avenue and 3rd Street, “Between Friends” on the corner of 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street, and a recently revealed sculpture at Mount Mercy College.