Ahmed was born in Bahrain in 1968. He is a member of Bahrain Contemporary Art Association since 1989. Anan received the 1st prize in The Society Annual Exhibition in 2001. Exhibition. His first group exhibition was also held in the Society in 1989. Later his works travelled many countries in the region in solo and group exhibitions, including Bangladesh Biennial in 1993 & 2002, Asilah Cultural Season, Morocco, in 1990, 1992, & 1994, Bahrain Cultural Days in Damascus, Syria, in 2008, and Taqaseem group exhibitions I, II in 2010 & III in 2012, he also showed in Kuwait, Dubai, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Some of his works are collected by the Bahrain National Museum.