born on november, 2nd 1950 in Hannover

Left parental home at the age of 17 after secondary school leaving certificate.

Education at the "Internationale Make up Artist School", Vocational School for Make-Up Artists, Freiburg Zurich.

She has worked as a make-up artist in Gunther-Sachs Studio, St. Tropez, France for art projects, television productions (Gottschalk Model-TV programme, CAMP-TV (Bayern-Journal), music videos for MTV), advertising film productions in the field of fashion, cosmetics (e.g. Dior, Estee Lauder) and participated in other art projects.

Then from the age of 20 she worked for several years as a photo model for well-known companies including magazines (Deutsche Vogue, Playboy), catalogues and advertising.


Studies of painting

Studies of painting (Prof. Wolfgang Längsfeld Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film HFF)

art studies

art studies Art Academy “Officina D ́Arte e Cultura” in Italy Cosy Piero, Casa Torro San Marco Italy (Northern Italy) Painting, drawing, objects. Study trips to various countries: Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Maldives, France, Sardinia, Mallora, Ibiza, England, Italy, Elba, Corsica, Canary Islands, Brazil, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Spain, Maldives.

first poems

first poems and short stories

Member of the Kunstverein Munich

Scholarship for painting in the Casa Torre, San Marco, "Officina D ́Arte e Cultura" in Italy Performance joint exhibition “Kreuzweg” (Way of the Cross) Member of the Kunstverein Munich

own workshops

Stay in Venice “love and passion” own workshops, free painting


Poems “Mi Corazon”, “love poetry” and “critical short stories”, reading on CD


Publications in various poetry journals and anthologies

study trip

Inspirations": afterwards I painted a series of meditation pictures in golden yellow “Happiness”, “Elephant game”, “Elephant woman”, “I”, “Elephant dance”. Study trip to Berlin: sketches drawn in black and white

Lecturer Adult Education Centre

For the lectures (among other things death rebirth) i was inspired, i have painted a large altar picture: “Rebirth” Red-Gold-White lecturer at munich adult education centre, free painting with poetry

novel: "The Sinful Monk"

The novel “The Sinful Monk” was published in january.  Reading tour in spring and autumn, presentation at the Leipzig book fair and the Frankfurt book fair.

Anthology: "Love, tingling like champagne"

In january the anthology “Love, sparkling like sparkling wine” with poems and pictures by Inga Tränker is published.

study visit

2018 it will be very exciting. I will be on study trips abroad for a longer period of time. I have appointments with well-known gallery owners and museums in London, Barcelona and Zurich. Group exhibitions are planned for 2019 and 2020 with the theme “the word love”. I am already curious to see what dates and new impressions i will return with.

Gesichter der Stadt

Video „Model und Malerin“ about Inga Tränker made by the artist Kurt Benning

Art-project with children „Herzensclown“

long-term project


ArtMUC art Fair and exhibition (Kopie)

ARTMUC Munich is an art fair for contemporary art. It is Bavaria's largest art event for contemporary art