Evelyne Egerer was born in Vienna in 1955. She studied archaeology and art history at the University of Vienna and from 1977 with Oswald Oberhuber in the class for graphics at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. Egerer initially worked in the media of drawing and painting. In 1987 the artist founded the performance group DIE DAMEN together with ONA B., Ingeborg Strobl, Birgit Jürgenssen and Lawrence Weiner (from 1993). Solo exhibitions by Egerer took place in Viennese galleries in the 1980s and in 2006 at Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, among others. In 2013, the Landesgalerie für zeitgenössische Kunst in St. Pölten presented a comprehensive retrospective of DIE DAMEN. In 2022, the Generali Foundation Collection - on permanent loan from the Museum der Moderne Salzburg presented extensive collection holdings of DIE DAMEN in the Generali Study Center at the Altstadt location (Rupertinum). Evelyne Egerer lives and works in Vienna.