Margarethe DREXEL graduated in 2016 from Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles in MFA Public Practice. Before she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts,Vienna, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee and Saar University of Arts, Saarbrücken, Performance, Digital Art and Sculpture and Philosophy and Art History at Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck.
Her work has been shown at: Neue Galerie, Innsbruck; SOMA and Biquini Wax EPS, Mexico City; Galería Valenzuela Klenner, Bogotá; Sin Espacio, Lugar a Dudas, Cali; MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, 18th Street Arts Center, Chimento Contemporary, Last Projects, MaRS – Museum as Retail Space, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles; Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Funkhaus and Uferhallen, Berlin; Folkwang Museum, Essen; Semperdepot, Flat1, Fluc and Kunstverein Extra, Vienna; House of Cyprus and Snehta, Athens; Mediterranea 18, Tirana; Caochangdi Gallery, Beijing;
Margarethe Drexel received the Academic Excellence Award and International Scholarship from Otis, College of Art and Design, Research and Project Grants from Academy of Fine Art, Vienna, The Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria, Austrian Cultural Forum Berlin and Cusanuswerk Bonn.
Margarethe DREXEL is an Austrian multi-disciplinary artist who currently lives and works between Los Angeles and Innsbruck. She is well known for site-specific installations in relation to performance, language, and (her) body.