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awards

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 Bayerischer 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, D.C., USA
2009 The Flint Institute of Arts Award, Flint, MI, USA
2010 Award of Excellence, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, USA
2011 Lifetime Achievement Award, GAS Glass Art Society, USA
2011 Award of Exellence, Independent Curator Award, Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI, USA
2011 European Culture Prize, PRO EUROPA, Strasbourg, France
2013 Award of Exellence, Fort Wayne Museum of Art and Meijer Sculpture, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

solo exhibitions selection

1966 Varbergs Museum, Varberg, Sweden
1968 Galleri Wulff, Helsinki, Finland
1976, 1984, 1987, 1993, 1997 Galleri Doktor Glas, Stockholm, Sweden
1980 Yamaha Galleries, Kyoto, Japan
1981, 1984 Galleri Mors Mössa, Göteborg, Sweden
1982, 1987, 1997 Heller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1983, 1997 Ivor Kurland Gallery, Los Angeles , CA, USA
1983, 1986 Holsten Galleries, Palm Beach, FL, USA
1984 Art Weeks, Kilkenny, Ireland
1986 Gotlands Fornsal, Visby, Sweden
1987 Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
1987 Karlshamns museum, Karlshamn, Sweden
1987 Galerie Gottschalk-Betz, Frankfurt a. M., Germany
1990 Visby Konstmuseum, Visby, Sweden
1990 Château d’Annecy, Annecy, France
1993 Musée Palais Bénédictine, Fécamp, France
1994 Gamla Riksbanken, Vänersborg, Sweden
1996 Galerie Sanske, Zürich, Switzerland
1998 Galleria San Nicolò, Venezia, Italy
1999 Arch Gallery, Kalmar, Sweden
1999 Mejeriet, Alskog, Sweden
2001 Werkstattgalerie H. Noack, Berlin, Germany
2001 Landskrona museum, Landskrona, Sweden
2002, 2003, 2007, 2011 Galerie B, Sinzheim, Germany
2002 Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
2002, 2007, 2009 Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI, USA
2005 Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark
2005 National Glass Center, Sunderland, UK
2006 Glashütte Gernheim, Petershagen, Germany
2006 Suomen Lasimuseo, Riihimäki, Finland
2007 Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC, USA
2007 Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Schleswig, Germany
2008 Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden
2008 Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY, USA
2009 Vänersborgs Konsthall, Vänersborg, Sweden
2009 Galleri Landborg, Vickleby, Sweden
2010 Kulturforum Burgkloster, Lübeck, Germany
2010 Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2012 Galerie Seitz & Partner, Berlin, Germany
2012 Mim Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 Europäisches Museum für Modernes Glas, Rödental, Germany
2013 Sankta Maria Domkyrka, Visby, Sweden
2013 Galleri KG52, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Continuum Gallery, Königswinter, Germany
2014 Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, München, Germany

collective exhibitions selection

1994 Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1994 Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan
1994 Pro Natura Baltica: Helsinki, Finland; St Petersburg, Russia; Stockholm, Sweden; Lübeck, Germany
1995 Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Sweden
1995 Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
1996 Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Tokyo, Japan
1996 Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
1996 Palazzo Ducale, Venezia, Italy
1999, 2002, 2005 Global Art Glass, Borgholm, Sweden
2003 Meister der Moderne, Handwerksmesse, München, Germany
2004 Smålandsmuseum, Växjö, Sweden
2004 Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 Cultural Centre Knokke-Heist, Knokke, Belgium
2005 Suomen Lasimuseo, Riihimäki, Finland
2005, 2007 Galerie Seitz & Partner, Berlin, Germany
2005 Kanaz Forest of Creation, Awara City, Fukui, Japan
2005 Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI, USA
2005 Dunkers kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden
2005 L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2005 Galerie Rosella Junck, Berlin, Germany
2006, 2010 Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, München, Germany
2007 Sammlung Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
2007 Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Galerie
Internationale du Verre, Biot, France
2011 Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm
2011, 2012 Vida Museum, Borgholm, Sweden
2013 Meister der Moderne, Handwerksmesse, München, Germany

MUSEUM AND CORPORATE/PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

public collections
Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, München, Germany
Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, USA
Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
De Young Museum, San Fransisco, CA, USA
Ernsting Stiftung, Coesfeld-Lette, Germany
Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Glasmuseum Frauenau, Frauenau, Germany
Groninger Museum, Groningen, the Netherlands
Höganäs Museum, Höganäs, Sweden
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
Kulturgeschichtliches Museum, Osnabrück, Germany
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Dresden, Germany
Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany
L. A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Schleswig, Germany
Landesmuseum Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI, USA
Malmö Museer, Malmö, Sweden
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC, USA
Musée Atelier du Verre, Sars Poteries, France
Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland
Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, France
Museum August Kestner, Hannover, Germany
Museum Bellerive, Zürich, Switzerland
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, USA
Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI, USA
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, USA
Pilkington Glass Museum, Pilkington, England
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, USA
Röhsska museet, Göteborg, Sweden
Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, CT, USA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
The Chazen Collection, Madison, WI, USA
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, USA
Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden
Växjö Länsmuseum, Växjö, Sweden
Varbergs Museum, Varberg, Sweden
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

public commissions
1969 Djuräng-School, Kalmar, Sweden
1970 Public Swimming Baths, Norrköping, Sweden
1970 University, Umeå, Sweden
1971 Stena Line, Göteborg, Sweden
1971 Dining-Hall, Volvo, Göteborg, Sweden
1973 SE-Banken, Göteborg, Sweden
1974 Högby School, Järfälla, Sweden
1976 County Administrative Board, Växjö, Sweden
1979 Dagens Nyheter, Stockholm, Sweden

SELECTED LECTURES AND DISCUSSIONS

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ann Wolff was born 1937 in Lübeck. She lives and works in Kyllaj and Visby on Gotland in Sweden. 1956 –1959 Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (Ulm School of Design), Germany
1959 Moves from Germany to Sweden
1960 –1964 Designer at Pukebergs Glasbruk, Nybro, Sweden
1964 –1978 Designer at Kosta Boda, Kosta, Sweden
1978 – 2000 Studio in Transjö, Kosta, Sweden
1978 –1998 Workshops in Europe, USA, and Japan
1977, 1979, 1984, 1986, 1995 Faculty member at Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA, USA
1985 Changing her name from Ann Wärff to Ann Wolff
1993 –1998 Professor of design, Hochschule für bildende
Künste Hamburg (University of Fine Arts Hamburg), Germany
2000 – 2013 Studios in Kyllaj on Gotland, Sweden and in Berlin, Germany
2005 – 2008 The retrospective Observations, traveled to seven international venues
2008 Establishing the non-profit foundation AWC Ann Wolff Collection, Berlin, Germany
2013 Studios in Kyllaj and Visby on Gotland, Sweden