Anne Türn is an Estonian ceramist who has won many international and local awards. Her art has been presented at a variety of exhibitions worldwide.
Anne´s ceramic bowls, extraordinary lights and glass works are just a few examples of her work, that are decorating many households.
The “Dancing wolves” artwork, an award made by Anne, has been handed over to Looduse Aasta Foto winners for many years now. Magnificent photos of animals and nature that amaze viewers of all ages. Just like Anne´s ceramics, every piece has its uniqueness.
Anne Türn was born in Tallinn, Estonia in 1964. She studied in Tallinn Academy of Arts and in the Institut of Keramik, in Höhr-Grenzhausen Germany.
There are many awards and exhibitions that Anne has won and taken part of. Anne has enclosed these below.
1964 Born in Tallinn Estonia
1984-1991 studies at Tallinn Academy of Arts , Master of arts
1992 studies at Institut of Keramik, Höhr-Grenzhausen
1993-1994 studies at Kassel University , prof Busz
Member of Estonian Artists` Association and Estonian Ceramic Artists` Association Member of International Academy of Ceramics
2021 Spring Exhibition, Art House Tallinn, Viewers`Choice Award 2020 Kristjan Raud`s Award
2020 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale ,Recommendation Award
2018 Ceramics and Colours Award Faenza, Italy, Special Prize
2017 GIC Biennale Icheon Special Prize
2015 GIC Biennale Icheon Viewer`s Choice Award, Second place 2011 Ceramist of the Year, Estonia
2004 EuCeCo Athens, Greece, SILVER MEDAL
2003 Prize de Caroque, Prize of the Ceramics Association Switzerland 1998 The Second Biennale of Ceramics, Monterrey, Mexico,Grand Prix 1997 Fletcher Challenge Award, Auckland, NZ, Merit Award
1997 The 5-th Triennale of Small Ceramics, Zagreb, Croatia,Grand Prix
INVITATIONAL and Group EXHIBITIONS
2021 „Future Cemetery” Põhjala Factory (Tallinn Design Festival ) 2021 „Annyversary exhibition”Northern Clay Centre, Minneapolis 2021 „Vase”, ARS Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2021 „Incubator” , Telliskivi Centre, Tallinn, Estonia
2021 „Creo Ergo Sum,” Art and Design Museum of Riga, Latvia
2021 „Nordlichter”, Villa Streccius, Landau, Germany
2021 „ Second Chance”, Venice Biennale
2020 „Memories from Water” Põhjala factory( Tallinn Design Festival) 2020 „Genius Loci I”, Reigi , Hiiumaa, Estonia
2020 Light installations in Tõrva, Toila, Nõmbra. Estonia
2020 IAC New Members` Exhibition, Peking, China
2019 „Õ” , Rapla Centre of Modern Art, Estonia
2019 „Basics”, Daugavpils, Latvia
2018” Under the Black and Baltic Deep”, Northern Clay Centre, Minneapolis, USA 2017 “5”, exhibition in Minsk History Museum, Belorussia
2017 Pavsaris, Lithuania
2015 International Ceramics Exhibition, Gzhel, Russia, Design Award 2015 Goat-teapot exhibition, Shanghai
2014 Horse-teapot exhibition Shanghai
2012 Dragon-teapot exhibition Shanghai
2011 Modern Ceramics, Pavsaris, Lithuania
2009 Camard Associes, Paris, France
2007 International Exhibition of Modern Ceramics, Jingdezhen, China 2006 European Ceramic Context, Bornholm, Denmark
2004 International Emerging Ceramic Artists Invitational, Fuping,China 2004 Keramik Dieser Welt, Koblenz, Germany
INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2021 The 12-th International Ceramics Competition Mino, Jaapan, Honorable Mention 2019 Blanc de Chine, Xiamen, China
2019 GIC Biennale, Icheon, Korea
2017 Memory Boxes, Daugavpils, Latvia
2016 and 2018 Martinsons Award, Daugavpils, Latvia
2015 International Ceramics Competition Carouge, Switzerland
2015 Premio Faenza, Italy
2014 Westerwald Prize, Germany
2014 Mino, Japan, Honorable Mention
2013 Premio Faenza, Italy
2010 Mixed Media, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany
2009 At the Moment, Kapfenberg, Austria
2009 Wewsterwald Prize, Germany
2006 19-th Biennale of Contemporary Ceramics, Vallauris, France
2004 The First Taiwan Ceramics Biennale
2003 The Second Ceramics Biennale, Korea
2000 The Sixth Taiwan Golden Ceramics Award
2000 ALTEC Ceramics Biennal, South-Africa.
2020 „Virvatuled” Saaremaa Art Studio, Estonia
2020 „Light” Gallery ArtDepoo, Tallinn, Estonia
2020 „Window ” Gallery Kunstiaken, Tallinn, Estonia
2020 „Waves” ARS Gallery
2019 Light, Installation In Noblessner Shipyard
2019 Birth of Light, Noblessner Foundry Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2018 Rain, Gallery HOP Tallinn, Estonia
2013 Winter, Gallery HOP Tallinn, Estonia
2013 Sea of Clay ,Maritime Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 Gaby Freymann`s Gallery, Schweinheim, Germany
2011 Art Institute of Gzhel, Russia
2010 Gisela von zur Mühlen`s Gallery, Kassel, Germany
2003 Gallery of the Diplomatic School in Bonn, Germany
1999 Gallery Fromme Contempora, Graz, Austria
Since 1994 I have participated at workshops and conferences in Germany, Austria, Lithuania, Finland, USA, China, Croathia, Korea, New Zealand, etc
I have made speeches and slideshows at NCECA, Ashville, USA; Fairbanks University, USA; Northern Clay Centre, Minneapolis, USA; Kassel University, Germany. Also at symposions in Zagreb, Auckland, Helsinki, Gmunden, Gzhel, Bonn, Icheon , etc.
I have given demonstrations and led workshops in Icheon Ceramic Centre, Korea; Shenhou, China ; Auckland, New Zealand and in my own studio in Tallinn , Estonia. I have been a guest lecturer in Tallinn Academy of Arts , a practice supervisor of students of ceramics and participated as a facilitator in a training porgram for unemployed.
Together with Juhani Püttsepp and Estonian TV we made a short film “ Month of the Wolves” where my ceramic figures were “playing” .
The New Ceramics. Paperclay. Art and Practice by Rosette Gault
Paperclay: the Perfect Union by Astrid Sänger and Otakar Silvia
Ceramics Art and Perception, issue 33 “ Wind, Snow, Clouds and Porcelain”
Neue Keramik 1994 “Anne Türn aus Estland”
Several articles in Estonian and German media.
Works in collections of Estonian Applied Art Museum; Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Croatia; Art Museum of Monterrey, Mexico ;Auckland Museum, NZ; Art Museum of Amaroussin, Athens,Greece; Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan; Fuping Ceramics Museum, China; Noble Seafood
Restaurant, Shanghai; Ashville Ceramics Centre, USA, Icheon, Korea, and in private collections from Australia to Russia.
Näitus “second Chance”