Vera Wobad studied in the Archive Management at the Univerisity of Applied Sciences in Potsdam and at the Université de Haute-Alsace in Mulhouse, France, with a focus on Archives and Documentation from 1995 to 2000. From 2001 to 2003 she worked as an archivist in a Volkswagen Foundation-funded project at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste (HfBK) in Dresden, which aimed to create a thematic inventory of the institution and its predecessors. She subsequently did freelance work indexing the scientific estate of the paintings restorer Kurt Wehlte at the HfBK. Since July 2009 she has been the archivist at the Dresden State Art Collections.
As of May 2019