Anna Franke

Anna is an artist painter, illustrator and collage artist from South Germany, living in Berlin or traveling in a van. Her working method is spontaneous and intuitive. Her themes are cultures, portraits, society, freedom, movement, travel, paradise and wildness. She uses digital and analogue techniques and combines different styles. She achieves unforeseen results through improvisation and expressive brushstrokes. Her artworks are combined with fragments of slogans and headlines and different qualities of scans, structures and collage techniques.
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 an 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.

*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 Project Collective COLLAGITOS

since 1996  Creating Art



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

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