Ana Wolovick was born in July of 1973 in Hell’s Kitchen and was raised mostly in uptown Manhattan and the Bronx. She spent her 20’s in Los Angeles, receiving her BFA from Art Center College of Design in 1997 and then moved to New Haven to earn her MFA in Painting from Yale University in 2005, where she was a Jacob K. Javits Fellow. Ana returned to a very different NYC from the one she grew up in. She has lived in the same live/work loft since 2005 on the South-side of Williamsburg, where she is covered under the NYC-Loft-Law.
In October 2015 Ana co-founded Black Ball Projects alongside fellow artists Jason Tomme and Harriet Salmon. Brian Wondergem recently joined the gallery as a new 3rd partner. The gallery is downstairs from Ana’s live/work space.
Since 2010 Ana has worked in the mode of collage-based paintings and works on paper. She photographs monuments from her travels around the world and locally, incorporating them into the works using a variety of collage and printing techniques to create new understandings of the places she has visited and the places she knows.
In the Spring of 2017 Ana was an Artist in Residence at Culture Vultures in Sefrou, Morocco. She was a member of the first “Walking Seminar” organized by Beta Local in Puerto Rico in 2013 and was a participant in the SOMA summer program in Mexico City in 2015. In 2002 she was an Artist in Residence at Altos de Chavon, in the Dominican Republic.
In 2013 Ana married Alex Lemke, a filmmaker and leading VFX Supervisor who has worked closely with directors such as the Coen Brothers, Darren Aronofsky, Ang Lee, and Peter Jackson among many others.
In the late 90’s Ana collaborated with artist Charles Long on several digital print editions, The Internal Page Project vol. 1 and vol. 2, and Holiday Situations which included a white vinyl edition of new music from Mark Mothersbaugh. The Internal Page Project vol. 1 is held in the collections of the Harvard Fogg Art Museum, The New York Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, it was also exhibited at PS1’s Greater New York in 2000.
PartA-PartB is a hand-made editioned box set of digital prints from a selection of 24 artists, 8 writers plus a bonus 7” vinyl, curated and produced by Ana. It includes work by: Michel Auder, Michael Bauer, Bibi Calderaro, Miguel Cardenas, Leslie Moody Castro, Barb Choit, Tyler Coburn, Matthew Connors, Pia Dehne, Sara Eliassen, Mauro Giaconi, Sam Gordon, Frank Haines, Frank Heath, Isauro Huizar, Maya Jeffereis, Rose Kallal, Ignacio Lang, Mariana Maduro, Jill Magid, Patrick Meagher, Andrea Merkx, Laura Parnes, John Pilson, John Pugh, Mariah Robertson, Harriet Salmon, Iva Simcic, Michael Stickrod, Elif Uras, Teseo Fournier West, Joseph Whitt and John Yau
Unrelated to the art-world Ana worked on seasons 1&2 of Comedy Central’s South Park Series and was the Supervising Technical Director for the South Park Feature film- where she cameo-ed as the USO show pin-up girl. She also worked as a video-animation propagandist for the Obama administration in efforts to help pass Obamacare and other leftist initiatives.