Patrick Ostrowsky

Born 1991 in Schwandorf, Germany
lives and works in Munich

Patrick Ostrowsky is concerned with sculpture and its relation to space, its function and interface with architecture and design. The theories of Minimal Art, Post Minimal Art and Land Art enter his work in many ways. The artist explores the interplay between the constructs of the industrial and the ecological, the urban and the natural, the collective and the individual. Following a site-specific, experimental, and process-oriented artistic approach, he makes use of the technique of casting, whereby the examination of seemingly contradictory material properties and the appropriation of everyday objects are crucial. Patrick Ostrowsky deals with the concept of plasticity, which is equally defined by form and material, and strives for balance. 



Diploma, Academy of Fine Arts Munich, DE
Master Student of Prof. Florian Pumhösl

2016 – 2019

Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Prof. Florian Pumhösl, Munich, DE

2017 – 2018

Department of Sculpture, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Prof. Hans Schabus, Vienna, AT

2015 – 2016

Accademia di Belle Arti Roma, Rome, IT

2014 – 2016

Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Prof. Jorinde Voigt, Kerstin Brätsch, Anne Imhof, DE

2012 – 2014

Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Prof. Gerhard Merz, Prof. Franz Wanner, Munich, DE

2011 – 2012

History of Art, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, DE

Solo and Two-Person Shows (Selection)


Artissima Unplugged at Palazzo Madama, Torino, IT
Solo Show, Britta Rettberg, Munich, DE
Solo Show, Spazio ORR, Brescia, IT


in your face (with Benedikt Gahl), Britta Rettberg, Munich, DE
weeklyissues No.8 – The boundaries of good taste, Fructa.Space, Munich, DE
if you see her, say hello, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, NOR
I walked around the plaza with my shoes off, Rathaus für Kultur, Lichtensteig, CH


Paulusplatz 5, Skulptureninstitut, Vienna, AT
Housing as a sculptural process, Raum 21 A.EG, Munich, DE


object/double, Goldberg Galerie, Munich, DE


fountains (landart project), Nissoria, Sicily, IT

Group Shows (Selection)


Degree Show: SENSORY SPACES, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, DE
Junge Kunst, Städtische Galerie Eichenmüllerhaus, Lemgo, DE
VEE, Hof Froh Ussicht, Samstagern, Zurich, CH


DOGO TOTALE, Dogo Residenz für Neue Kunst, Lichtensteig, CH
My issues are sweeter than yours, edel.extra, Nuremberg, DE
Perronpreis, Stadtmuseum, Frankenthal, DE
SPARDA Ostbayern, Stadtmuseum, Amberg, DE
Kunsthalle(n) Toggenburg, Rathaus für Kultur, Lichtensteig, CH
citizen, an activity, CoMA, Munich, DE


L’affiso mi piace, Interzone Gallery, Rome, IT
From Romania with Love, Vordere Zollamtstaße, Vienna, AT


Zimmerfrei 17, Hotel Mariandl, Munich, DE
Boxenstop I, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, DE
Koordianten, Alter Wasserturm, Dachau, DE


16:13, MACRO di Testaccio, Rome, IT
Eloquentia, CAM Art Gallery, Rome, IT
Omnibus 3000, Galerie der Künstler, BBK Munich, DE


Ich hab noch nie eine Ananas gemalt, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, DE
Deplaced, Salon Kennedy, Frankfurt, DE
Kunsthoch 43, Universität der Künste, Berlin, DE
Komödie der Vereinfachungen, Kunstarkaden, Munich, DE


This is why art is great, offspace, Amalienstraße Munich, DE
Pauls Appartment, offspace, Zweibrückenstraße Munich, DE
Schwellenländer, Farbenladen, Munich, DE


Ersten Fünf, Glockenbachwerkstatt, Munich, DE
Orgeln, collaboration with Lotte Lidner and Till Steinbrenner, Akademiegalerie, Munich, DE

Awards and Grants


Project Funding, artist book Won’t come home today


Artist in Residence, Dogo Residenz für Neue Kunst, Lichtensteig, CH
Sparda-Bank Kunstpreis Ostbayern by the City of Amberg, DE


Project award for the exhibition Boxenstop I, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, DE


Project funding for the exhibition Omnibus 3000, Akademieverein, Munich, DE
Winner of talentaward 2016 by Generazione H in collaboration with MARCO di Testaccio, Rome, IT
Artist in Residence, Casa di Pantò, Nissoria, IT
Artist in Residence, Cittadellarte University of Ideas; Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, IT

Selected Works