Anne Wölk Visual Artist

Selected Projects 2005-2018

Artworks, Curriculum Vitae, Text, Contact, Links,

Curriculum Vitae

 1982 born in Jena, Germany

 Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Professional (workshops, lectures)


·Education program,
cooperation with KW Institute for Contemporary Art and a7.ausseneinsatz

·Education program,
cooperation with Junge Deutsche Oper Berlin

·since 08/2013

senior teacher, Painting faculty
 Jugendkunstschule Pankow, Berlin, Germany

Training/ Degrees

·Master of Fine Arts, The School of Art and Design Berlin, Germany
 (master class student, mentoring program of Prof. Antje Majewski)
·Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of Art and Design Berlin, Germany
 Painting faculty, class of Prof. Katharina Grosse and Prof. Antje Majewski
·Chelsea College of Fine Art and Design, London, UK
 Sculpture faculty, class of Gerald Wilson
·research studies in Tokyo, Kyoto, Japan
·Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Fine Arts Burg Giebichenstein,
 Halle, Germany, Painting faculty, class of Prof. Ute Pleuger


·Art Embassy Artist-in-Residence grant in Goriska Brda, Slovenia
 awarded by the German Embassy, Ljubljana
·Alpine Fellowship, residential art program, Aldourie Castle, Scotland, UK
·Category Award, Art Takes Paris; hosted by See.Me, New York, USA
·Feldforschung in situ, artist in residence, Bodensee Art Fund, Germany
·Catalogue Grant from Union Investment Stiftung, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
·Grand Prize (1st Place), Papirmasse, Montréal, Canada
·artist in residence, Kunstverein Werkstatt Plettenberg, Germany
·scholarship of Marianne Ingenwerth-Stiftung, Bonn, Germany
·Erasmus scholarship, 4-month student exchange program,
 Chelsea College of Fine Art and Design, London
·scholarship of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Bonn
 (National scholarship award), Germany
·1st Place Painting, 9th federal states exhibition of Thuringia, Erfurt, Germany


·9th ArtSlant Prize, Showcase Juried Winner in the painting category, international competition, USA
·Finalist XVII Call F.Y.A., LUIS ADELANTADO Gallery, Valencia, Spain
·Finalist, International Artist Juried Competition,
 Art Revolution Taipei, Taiwan
·Finalist Jean-Claude Reynal Scholarship, Bordeaux, France
·Shortlist. Eberhard-Dietzsch Award, Geraer Bank eG, Gera, Germany

Exhibitions/ Selection

( cat. = catalogue, solo = soloshow)

·artspring central, Museum Pankow, Berlin, Germany
·Artist Statement #3, CICA Art Museum, Gimpo, South Korea (cat.)
·Petersburger Tisch, Jarvis Dooney Galerie, Berlin, Germany
·Monday Art Salon, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
·Exposed, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Fl, US

·Smash & Grab, Locus Projects, Miami, FL, US
·The Upper Space-permanent collection, Alfa Gallery Miami, FL, US
·Berlinworksentoverbysuitcasekunstpräsentation - A Sammlung, curated by Joanna Mortreux, Nth. Space, Melbourne, Australia
·Exposed, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Fl, US
·Postcards from the Edge, Metro Pictures, New York, US


·White on, Alfa Gallery Miami, FL, US
·Starz, Alfa Gallery Miami, FL, US
·Anne Wölk & Klemen Brun, New Years Reception, Ambassador's Residence, Ljubljana, Slovenia, UK


·Painted Surface, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK
·XVII Call, Gallery Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain
·Stadtspaziergang ifa-Galerie Berlin, in cooperation with Elfi Müller,
 Gallery Weekend, Galerienrundgang Mitte
·The Antimatter Factory, Scotty Enterprises, Berlin, Germany
·Through the looking-glass, Pantocrator Gallery, Shanghai, China,
·Small Faces Large Sizes, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art,


·In Response, Audrey Love Gallery, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL, USA
·PLAN.OPEN. Neo Craft, Arebyte Gallery, London, UK
·Paperworks, Art Circle - Art house Scurek, Goriska/Brda, Slovenia (solo)
·Final Residency Exhibition, Art Embassy of Germany, Goriska/Brda, Slovenia
·OBSESSION: Love, Ritual, Collection, Embassy Tea Gallery, London, UK,  curated by Charlotte Meddings
·Auftakt-Prelude, Kunstsalon Villa Artista,
 curated by Georg Trivisas & Sascha Windolph, Hannover, Germany
·Finalists Exhibition 2014, International Artist Juried Competition,
 Art Revolution Taipei, Taiwan, (cat)
·Art Takes Paris - Finalists Exhibition, gallery space,
 26-19 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, New York, USA
·The Sketchbook Project, Miami Beach
 Botanical Garden, Miami Beach, FL, USA
·Gemeinsame Nenner Nr.1 Hanami, double show: Lada Cerar & Anne Wölk,  Private View by Maja Skerbot - Platform for Contemporary Art Projects,
 Berlin, Germany


·The Fiction Project, Verse on Paper Project & a selection of the Sketchbook  Project 2011, The Mobile Library at Brooklyn Night Bazaar, New York, USA
·Come home in Accra, Goethe-Institut, Accra, Ghana
·Betonrot Add one,  arthouse SECONDroom, Antwerp, Belgium
·Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, USA
·Desert Tavern Berlin, Atelierhaus Prenzlauer Promenade, Berlin, Germany ·Affordable Art, SPACEWOMb Gallery, New York, USA
·Love Will Destroy Us In The End, Art Suites Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, (cat.) ·Kommen Sie nach Hause, curated by Steff Adams,
 Gereonswall, Cologne, Germany
·Alienation/ Estrangement, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art,
 Istanbul, Turkey


·Plausible Dreams, Interesting Fears, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
·A Landmark & A Mission, best of Sketchbook Project mobile library tour;
 Pittsburgh Art Walk, Pittsburgh, PA; RoosRoast - Ann Arbor; Wade Oval,
 Cleveland, OH, USA
·Feldforschung in situ. Anne Wölk, Bodensee Art Fund,
 Wasserburg am Bodensee, Germany (solo)
·This Is Hardcore, Shanghai Business Center, Potsdam, Germany
 Ankara, Turkey, (cat.)
·My Place, Kunstverein Münsterland, Coesfeld, Germany, (cat.)
·Home Office of the Fan Fiction Empire, The Residence Gallery, London, UK
·Formation, PLAN.OPEN, Arbeit Gallery, London, UK
·Beautiful!, Private View by Maja Skerbot - Platform for Contemporary
 Art Projects, Berlin, Germany
·Re:Rotterdam, double show: Melissa Steckbauer & Anne Wölk, Netherlands
·Postcards from the Edge, Cheim & Read, New York, USA


·Slideluck Berlin IV, .HBC, Berlin, Germany
·Snowball Effect, Kaleidoskop, Berlin, Germany
·Realismus, orth für aktuelle Kunst, Aulich Merkle Stiftung,
 Offenbach am Main, Germany, (cat.)
·Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
·A drawback, curated by Witte Wartena, Atelierhof Kreuzberg,
 Berlin, Germany, (cat.)
·Technology won't save us, Art Suites Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, (cat.)
·On Painting, Ghyczy, BSA, Berlin, Germany
·Young European Landscape, Galerie Wolfsen, Aalborg, Denmark (cat.)
·Urlaub in Berlin, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
·Peep Show, Tape Modern, Berlin, Germany
·Krieg im Frieden, Kunstpavillon, Munich, Germany, (cat.)
·FITAX 1500, GRIMMUSEUM, Tupajumi foundation, Berlin, Germany
·The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, New York, Sketchbook Project
 mobile library tour; Austin Museum of Art, SPACE Gallery, The Granite Room,
 Tranformer Gallery Full Sail University, Form/Space Atelier,
 111 Minna Gallery, USA
·Young European Landscape, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Germany (cat.)
·Elemente, double show: Anke Gesell & Anne Wölk,
 Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
·Realismus, Galerie Epikur, Wuppertal, Germany (cat.)
·Lost, Galerie im Park, Bremen, Germany


·A HARD RAIN'S GONNA FALL, BSA Showroom, Berlin, Germany
·Something For Everyone, Private View by Maja Skerbot - Platform for
 Contemporary Art Projects, Berlin, Germany
·Lyrics, Galerija EX ARTE, Ljubljana, Slovenia (solo)
·participation in the New Museum editorial project, organised by Latitudes,
 "The Last -Newspaper", New Museum, New York, USA
·D12/ Dirty Dozen, Alter Ego archive, invited by Despina Stokou,
 Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany
·Die Kunst der Natur ist die Natur der Kunst, Künstlerverein Walkmühle,
 Wiesbaden, Germany (cat.)
·A Communist Gala, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, USA


·CHRISTMAS PALM, Freies Museum Berlin, the Absence of Art, Germany
·DOUBLE-SELF, Galerie Braun-Falco, Munich, Germany (solo)
·Young Art Promotion Project, Galerie Zulauf, Freinsheim, Germany
·Watchlist 10, JKB Temporary, Berlin, Germany
·Masters Degree Show 09, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany
·Zirkus Minimus, Walden Kunstausstellungen, Berlin, Germany


·Kleinere Arbeiten, raum500, Munich, Germany
·Horizons, Gallery Adlergasse, Kulturverein riesa efau,
 Dresden, Germany (solo)
·Highlights of German Academies, Dina4 Projekte, Berlin, Germany
·Eberhard-Dietzsch Award, Geraer Bank eG, Gera, Germany (cat.)
·Tag und Nacht, Kunstverein Werkstatt Plettenberg, Germany (solo)
·Utopia of Space, Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts,
 Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republik
·Quotes - The Art of Allusion, Vonderbank Artgalleries, Berlin, Germany


·Selection 2007, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
·Signale, Ostrale, Dresden, Germany
·Zeichen und Zeichnung, Project Space Ackerstrasse 18, Berlin, Germany
·Night Ice, double show: Nadine Wölk & Anne Wölk, Linda,
 Kunst- und Kulturverein, Hamburg, Germany
·Life Spotting, Vonderbank Artgalleries Berlin, Germany
·Vier von Babylon, Galerie Bruckmühl, Bruckmühl, Germany


·Open Source, raum 500, Munich, Germany
·Berlin Night, Super-Deluxe-Club, Tokyo, Japan
·Like my Fire, double show: Nadine Wölk & Anne Wölk,
 Freiraum05 Dresden, Germany
·sculpture class of Gerald Wilson, Triangle Space,
 Chelsea College of Art, London, UK


·Be careful in the Forest - Broken Glass and Rusty Nails..,
 raum 500, Munich, Germany
·Inhaltsverzeichnis, Castle Lanke, Lanke near Berlin, Germany
·Mysterium Kunst, Nord-Art, Büdelsdorf, Germany

Art Fairs (Selection)

·Art Revolution Taipei, Taiwan
·Swab Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain
·Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
·Re:Rotterdam, Netherlands
·Art Karlsruhe, Germany
·AAF Milano, Italy
·KIAF Seoul, South Korea
·Viennafair, Vienna, Austria
·Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey
·KIAF Seoul, South Korea
·Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey


Proje 4L, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, New York, USA
Adham El-Khalil Art Collection, Beirut, Lebanon
Max Winzer Art Collection, Coburg, Germany
Andreas Wagner Art Collection, Dresden, Germany

and other private collections (Breisach, Berlin, Brüssel, Istanbul, London...)


PUBLICATIONS 2011 - 2018 (Selection):


·Artist Statement #3, CICA Art Museum, Gimpo, South Korea
Kunstwelten IV, Boesner GmbH, 616 pages

·February, Artist Monograph, Anne Wölk, paintings & drawings, 52 pages,
 German-English, 52 pages, epubli GmbH Berlin, ISBN 978-3-7375-2575-6
·April, The Finalists, International Artist Juried Competition,
 Art Revolution Taipei, Taiwan
·March, Love will destroy us in the end, Art Suites Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
·January, The New Collectors Book, New York, USA
·December, Lust auf Kunst, Jahresgaben Bodensee Art Fund, Germany
·May, MyPlace, Kunstverein Münsterland, Coesfeld,
 catalogue (Kettler Verlag), Germany

·December, Art Takes Miami, 2011 edition, Artists Wanted New York, USA
·November, Krieg im Frieden, VBK Bavaria Munich, Germany, page 35
·September, A drawback, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, catalogue, page 22-23
·September, Technology won't save us, Art Suites Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey,
 catalogue, page 48-51
·May, Edition S 36, DSV Kunst Kontor, Stuttgart, catalogue, page 30-31
·March, Young European Landscape, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin &
 Galerie Wolfsen Aalborg Denmark, catalogue, Page 8
·January/October, Realismus, orth für aktuelle Kunst and Galerie Epikur,
 catalogue, page 79-85

Art Magazines:

Wotisart, December Issue, printed art magazine, UK A5 Magazine, July Issue, printed art magazine, UK 2015
·Paint Pulse Magazine, Issue 1, printed art magazine, cover story,
 Painting focus, based in Boston, USA, founded in 2014 by Lauren Coulson
·ARTiculAction, International art publication, May issue
·Scrapped Magazine, New York, USA, "Hit It.", issue 1
·Rooms Magazine, London, Great Britain, December, issue 7, page 40-41
·Artist actual, Istanbul, Turkey, November, page 68-69
·Papirmasse, Montréal, Canada, September Postcard issue
·PIECRUST Magazine, St. Louis, USA, September, First Issue, page 42
·HESA Inprint, Finnish Art Magazine, May, Issue 4, page 10-11
·Park artmagazine 02, Portuguese Art Magazine, March, Issue 2, page 36-39

Art Blogs:

·Anne Wölk - Outskirts, kiosk of democracy, by Sascha Windolph,
·Anne Wölk on Artist A Day,, Atlanta, USA,
·Werk der Woche - Anne Wölk,,
 Dusseldorf, Germany,
·The 22 Magazine, blog post, New York, USA, (May 2012),
·Featured Artist Interview: Get to Know Anne Wölk
 HI.LITE.HEAD, USA, (January 2012)
·HI.LITE.HEAD, USA, (October 2011), neon-memories
·Fecal Face, USA, (September 2011) Mini Interview
·Papirmasse, Canada, (September 2011) "Artist Interview",
·Beautiful Decay, USA, (August 2011),
·Artports, Germany, (July 2011) "ARTIST OF THE WEEK",
 (July 15 - July 21, 2011),


·Lindauer Zeitung, Bayerischer Bodensee, Germany, (September 2011),
 Zweite BAF-Stipendiatin heißt Anne Wölk"
·op-online, Germany, (October 2011), "Zwischen Schein und Sein",
 by Carsten Möller,
·Kultiversum, Germany, (March 2011), Die Kulturplattform,
 Young European Landscape,
·Weserkurier, Germany, (Februar 2011), Romantisch: Ausstellung in der
 Galerie am Park, by Dieter Bergemann
·Kreiszeitung Bremen, Germany, (Februar 2011), Rückzug als Befreiung,
 by Rainer Beßling,
·Mittelbayrische Kreiszeitung, Germany, (Februar 2011),
·"Wenn das Eismeer langsam schmilzt", by Gabriele Mayer,