1936 born in Villach, Carinthia
grew up in Carinthia and Tyrol
lives and works in Vienna
1951-56 apprenticeship as goldsmith in Innsbruck with
final examinations
studied at the Academy of Applied Arts in Vienna
1956/58 first threedimensional objects
made by wood, nylon, iron, aluminium, glass und wire
1961-62 stay in Paris
ab 1964 works in polyester
1977 Bruno Gironcoli succeeded F. Wotruba as a professor and head of the
Meisterschule for sculpure at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna
1989 Austrian Sculpture Prize of the "Erste Allgemeine Generali-Foundation"
1993 main Austrian national prize
1995 Culture prize of the town Villach, Carinthia