Biography

Katherina Olschbaur (b.1983, Bregenz, Lake Constance, Austria) lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria. Recent exhibitions include Katherina Olschbaur, Perrotin, Paris (2024, forthcoming); The Ballad of the Children of the Czar, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2024, forthcoming); VAMPIRE::MOTHER curated by Jasmine Wahi, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles (2024); Samantha Joy Groff, Devin B. Johnson, Katherina Olschbaur, Nicodim, New York (2023); October+, Perrotin, Paris (2023); Sirens, Dangxia Art Space, Beijing (solo); Galeria Nicodim, 10 years, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2023); Midnight Spill, Perrotin, Hong Kong (2023, solo); Somatic Markings, Kasmin, New York (2022); Prayers, Divinations, Nicodim, New York (2022, solo); Dak'Art: African Contemporary Art Biennale, Dakar (2022); Live Flesh, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2021–2022, solo); Dominique Fung and Katherina Olschbaur: My Kingdom and a Horse, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2021, two-artist); Night Blessings, Union Pacific, London (2021, solo); Tortured Ecstasies, Nicodim Upstairs, Los Angeles (2020, solo); Dirty Elements, Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, UC Irvine, Irvine (2020, solo); Hollywood Babylon: A Re-inauguration of the Pleasure Dome, Jeffrey Deitch, Nicodim, AUTRE Magazine, Los Angeles (2020); The Divine Hermaphrodite, GNYP Gallery, Berlin (2019, solo); and Horses, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2018, solo). In 2021, she was selected for the second year of Kehinde Wiley’s Black Rock residency in Dakar, Senegal.