Biography

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Bruno Gironcoli

1936 born in Villach, Carinthia, Austria,
grew up in Carinthia and Tyrol
1951-1956 Apprenticeship as goldsmith in
Innsbruck, Tyrol
1957-1959 Study of fine arts at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, painting department,
Prof. Eduard Bäumer
1977-2004 Professor and director of master school for sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
1989 Austrian Sculpture Prize awarded by
Generali Foundation
1993 Big Austrian State-Prize 
1995 Cultural Award of Carinthia
1997 Sign of honor for science and arts,
by the Austrian State 
2003 Austrian representative at 50 Venice Biennial
2004 Opening of the sculpture-hall GIRONCOLI-KRISTALL at STRABAG Headquarters, Vienna (permanent exhibition); Opening of Gironcoli Museum, Castle Herberstein, Styria, Austria
2010 died in Vienna

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