Ann Wolff

Born 1937 in Lübeck; lives and works in Kyllaj/Visby Gotland, Sweden

1956–59   Education at Hochschule für Gestaltung, Ulm, Germany
1960–64   Designer at Pukebergs Glasbruk, Sweden
1964–78   Designer at Kosta Boda, Kosta, Sweden
1978–2000   Studio in Transjö, Kosta, Sweden
1978–98   Workshops in Europe, USA and Japan
1977,–79,–84,–86,–95   Faculty member at Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA USA
1985   Changing her name from Ann Wärff to Ann Wolff
1993–98   Professor in Design at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg, Germany
2000–2013   Studios in Kyllaj, Gotland and in Berlin, Germany
2005–2008   The retrospective Observations, traveled to seven international venues
2008   Established the non-profit foundation AWF, Ann Wolff Foundation, in Berlin
2013   Studios in Kyllaj and in Visby / Gotland, Sweden
2017   Established the non-profit foundation AWFG, Ann Wolff Foundation Gotland, Sweden


1968   Lunningpriset, Sweden
1974   WCC Award, Toronto, Canada
1977   First Prize, Coburger Glaspreis, Coburg, Germany
1980   First Prize, Zentralschweizer Glaspreis Kunst, Luzern, Switzerland
1981   Special Prize Internationale Glaskunst, Kassel, Germany
1982   Lessebo Kommuns Kulturpris, Sweden
1984   WCC Glassprize, Bratislava, CSSR
1988   Bayrischer Staatspreis (gold-medal), München, Germany
1997   Rakow Commission, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning/NY, USA
2005   Jurors Award, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo/OH, USA
2006   Jurors Award, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon/MI, USA
2007   Jurors Award, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning/NY, USA
2008   Award of Excellence, Smithsonian Renwick Collections, Washington/DC, USA
2009   The Flint Institute of Art Award, Flint, Michigan, USA
2010   Award of Excellence, Tacoma Museum of Glass
2011   Lifetime Achievement Award, GAS Glass Art Society
2011   Award of Exellence, Independent Curator Award, Habatat Galleries/MI, USA
2011   European Culture Prize, PRO EUROPA, Strasbourg, France
2013   Award of Exellence, Fort Wayne Museum and Meijer Sculpture, Grand Rapids MI, USA

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