Anne Wölk (*1982) was born and raised in former East Germany. After graduating from The School of Art and Design Berlin in 2009, the young artist became known for beautiful large scale paintings and was selected and shortlisted for several international competitions and scholarships.
Awards include the national Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes scholarship, the Alpine Fellowship grant at Aldourie Castle, Scotland, UK; a Grand Prize from Papirmasse Montréal, Canada; a residency at Bodensee Art Fund and an artist in residence grant in Goriska Brda, Slovenia awarded by the German Embassy, Ljubljana. Her work was displayed at international institutions for e.g., the Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey; the Accra Goethe-Institut Ghana and the Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republik.
Since then Wölk has gone onto exhibit work along side artists including Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Johannes Wohnseifer, Azade Köker and Stephan Balkenhol, and in 2011 she was selected for the Edition S 36 of DSV Kunst Kontor, Stuttgart, Germany including artists like Jonathan Meese and Tim Eitel.
She has exhibited and sold on the international art market like Swab Art Fair Barcelona in Spain, Viennafair in Vienna Austria, KIAF Seoul in South Korea and Contemporary Istanbul in Turkey.
Her work has also been displayed in private gallery shows including Galería Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain; Arebyte Gallery, London, UK; Galerie Wolfsen, Aalborg, Denmark; Pantocrator Gallery, Shanghai, China and The Residence Gallery, London, UK.
In October 2013 she won the Category Award for ‘Art Takes Paris’, judged by directors from The Andy Warhol Museum in New York, Lisson Gallery and the Marianne Boesky Gallery. 2014 the painter was selected to participate in the Finalists exhibition of the art competiton Art Revolution Taipei Taiwan.
Currently she works as a senior teacher at the Painting department of the Fine Art Faculty of Jugendkunstschule Pankow Berlin.