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. 

Vita

2020

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)

2021

Solo Show, Britta Rettberg, Munich, DE
Solo Show, Spazio ORR, Brescia, IT

2019

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

2018

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

2017

object/double, Goldberg Galerie, Munich, DE

2016

fountains (landart project), Nissoria, Sicily, IT

Group Shows (Selection)

2020

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

2019

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

2018

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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

2014

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

2013

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

Awards and Grants

2020

Project Funding, artist book Won’t come home today

2019

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

2017

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

2016

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