Werner Feiersinger was born in 1966 in Brixlegg, Tyrol, Austria. From 1984 to 1989 he studied at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna under Wander Bertoni and Ernst Caramelle, where he graduated from the master class in sculpture. In 1991-1993 he continued his studies at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. He completed residencies abroad as artist in residence in Chicago, USA in 1991, Rotterdam, NL in 1993-1995, and Rome, IT in 2015.
In 1999 Feiersinger was a guest lecturer at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon, 2002-2006 a university lecturer at the Technical University in Vienna, and from 2006 to 2008 and 2022 a visiting professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. In 2001 the artist received the Förderpreis of the province of Tyrol, and in 2004 he was awarded the Kunstpreis of the Raiffeisen Landesbank Tirol. In 2013 he was awarded the Tyrolean Provincial Prize for Contemporary Art. Solo exhibitions and participations include 2020/2021 Großes Welttheater - 100 Jahre Salzburger Festspiele, Salzburg Museum, Salzburg: Intervention am Kapuzinerberg, Salzburg; 2019 Im Raum die Zeit lesen, mumok, Vienna; 2018 overturn, Belvedere 21, Vienna; Body/Building, Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon; 2017 Intrinsic, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems; 2016 Beton, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna; 2015 Schlaflos, 21er Haus, Vienna; 2011-2016 italomodern. Architecture in Upper Italy 1946 to 1976 (with Martin Feiersinger), aut, Innsbruck, among others; 2011 In the first Circle, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona; 2008 Secession, Vienna. His sculptures in public space can be seen in the Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria. The artist works as a sculptor and photographer. Together with his brother Martin, an architect, he has spent many years intensively studying post-war architecture in northern Italy. The two have comprehensively researched modernism, which has fallen into oblivion, and documented it in publications that have won awards for their outstanding design. Werner Feiersinger lives and works in Vienna.