Anna Franke

Anna is an artist painter, illustrator and collage artist from South Germany, currently living in Berlin.
Her working method is spontaneous and intuitive. She achieves unforeseen results through improvisation and expressive brushstrokes. She uses digital and analogue techniques and combines different styles. She is working with fragments of slogans and headlines and different qualities of scans, structures and collage techniques.  Her themes are cultures, portraits, society, freedom, movement, travel and wildness.
Anna paints and draws since early childhood, influenced by the groups of  Expressionists, Art Informel and Pop Art. Her work is characterized by her studies of communication design and her working experience as a art director in various advertising agencies.
Since 2010 she works as a freelance illustrator, founded a collage collective and participated in numerous exhibitions.
Techniques: acrylic, pastel, mixed media, collage, digital montage, printing, works on paper and canvas.

 

 

 

 

 

VITA
*5.1.1980 in Erlangen

2002-2007
Studies of Communication Design in Nürnberg (Germany), Vienna (Austria) and Salamanca (Spain)

2005-2010
Art Director at Publicis Pro, Erlangen (Germany), Nofrontiere Design GmbH, Vienna (Austria)
and DDB Tribal Group, Hamburg (Germany)

2011
Hamburg: Founding the Collage Collective COLLAGITOS

since 1996  Creating Art

EXHIBITIONS

Group
2019 Millerntor Gallery #9 / Hamburg/ Viva con Agua ARTS & FC Sankt Pauli / Mixed Media Collagen

2013 artroom Berlin / Zucker und Schmalz  / Collagen und Malerei

2013 Artsore St. Pauli / Hamburg / Collagitos‘ Idealwahn-Knüllertypen im WSV / Collagen & Malerei

2013 Nachtspeicher 23 / Hamburg / Collagitos‘ Enthuellung der Rastlosen / Collagen & Malerei

2013 Angel *Klub / Hamburg / Kaliber 3013 / Artist Event

2012 Galerie Affenfaust / Hamburg / Apephilharmonie  / Collagen & Malerei

2012 Galerie Affenfaust / Hamburg / 30den blickdicht / Collagitos / Collagen & Malerei

Single
2014 Hotel Barceló / Hamburg / Paradiesköpfe /  Collagen & Malerei

2013 Galerie Monarc / Hamburg / Freimut– Arabische Frauen im Aufbruch / Zeichnungen

2011 Metropolis-Kino / Hamburg / Geh ins Kino! / Digital-Collagen & Zeichnungen