In 1982, Émond undertook an BA in Visual Art at the University of Ottawa. Subsequently, compulsory for this type of study, Anne-Marie produced and exhibited for six years in a row in addition to fulfilling several other related functions. In 1992, Anne-Marie decided to go even further in her artistic approach and initially undertook a Master's degree in Visual Arts at the University of Quebec in Montreal. Then, she completed her Doctoral studies in Art Education at Concordia University (thesis title: The Effects of Cognitive Consonance and Dissonance on Meaning-Making in a Fine Arts Museum: A Comparison of Visitors Viewing Historical Art and Contemporary Art). Today, thanks to her dual career as teacher and artist, in addition to creating and exhibiting, Anne-Marie teaches at the University of Montreal in the Faculty of Educational Sciences.