Meet the curators

Violet & Wilde Curator

Viola Winokan has more than 25 years experience in fine art exhibitions and sales and in working with international galleries. Viola has been directly working with photographers amongst which Helmut Newton, and painters such as Rainer Fetting, Norbert Tadeusz, Elvira Bach, Rebecca Horn and many others. Before turning to contemporary art, Viola has been involved in Russian Avantgarde art and masters of classic modernism, working with collectors of vintage photography and rare works, consulting and sourcing art for private sale.
Her fascination for images and her broad range of activity within the art world includes permanently new encounters with young artists and emerging talents. For Violet+Wilde Viola engages herself in all aspects of talent selection, artists' advisory and as an independent curator.

Viola Winokan studied art history and is a graduated gallery-manager and art-dealer. She is a fluent Russian, German, French, Dutch and English speaker.