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:

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 ArtistsAssociation and Estonian Ceramic Artists Association
Member of International Academy of Ceramics

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 Biennal of Ceramics, Monterrey, Mexico,Grand Prix
1997 Fletcher Challenge Award, Auckland, NZ, Merit Award
1997 The 5-th Triennal of Small Ceramics, Zagreb, Croatia,Grand Prix

2018 Under the Black and Baltic Deep, NCC, 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


2019 Blanc de Chine, Beijing, 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.

2019 The Light Installation In Noblessner Shipyard
2019 The 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 Freymanns Gallery, Schweinheim, Germany 2011 Art Institute of Gzhel, Russia 2010 Gisela von zur Mühlens 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” .

Main Publications
o The New Ceramics. Paperclay. Art and Practice by Rosette Gault
Paperclay: the Perfect Union by Astrid Sänger and Otakar Silvia
o 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.