Gerald Obersteiner was born in 1956 in Waiern, Carinthia, Austria. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. Gerald Obersteiner lives and works in Klagenfurt, Austria.
In his early days Obersteiner experimented with additive working methods with clay, plaster and papier-mâché, which he shaped into sculptures and in some cases painted. In the early 1980s, he switched to a deductive sculptural approach, working with stones. Later, the material glass followed. Themes are evolution and the organic of nature.read more read less