Ingrid Reichel

Austrian artist

Ingrid Reichel (born 1961 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria) is an Austrian artist, painter, essayist, and a reviewer of arts and literature.


Ingrid Reichel has grown up in Kabul, Afghanistan and between 1967 and 1981 in Paris, France. Then she moved to St. Pölten, the capital of Lower Austria, where she still lives with her family. She had her first art exhibitions in 1991. Her works address sociopolitical topics. Ingrid Reichel is very active in the cultural life of St. Pölten and introduces children to arts and literature. Since 2005 she writes critical reviews, essays and portraits of artists. She is a directing member of the Literary Society St. Pölten (Literarische Gesellschaft) and writes also for its literary magazine etcetera.


  • 1998: Cycle Nackte Gedanken, Prehistoric Museum/Castle of Traismauer and Gallery Kleiner Bischofshof in Vienna
  • 1999: Reflections, group exhibitions
  • 2000: Cycle ZOOM, ORF Landesstudio Niederösterreich (TV of Lower Austria), St. Pölten
  • 2000: IM_PULS, Dentist Congress, Melk
  • 2001: Cycle TABU, Communal Museum of St. Pölten
  • 2002: Cycle Geh.ende, Gallery fein.sinn, St. Pölten
  • 2003: Cycle isen formunge, Haus Kremayr, Museum Ybbsitz
  • 2005: zart beseitigt, poster series, exposition stock.WERK, St. Pölten, and Library of Lower Austria
  • 2007: high.matt.ade, Aktionsradius, Vienna
  • 2008: Zwischen Sein & Schein, 30 Meter Sonnenschein, façade of the Communal Museum of St. Pölten

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