Uli Aigner was born Austria. After her pottery apprenticeship diploma she studied product design under Matteo Thun at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and postgraduate Digital Image Design at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. After producing numerous video, performance and installation artworks, she started drawing large-scale colour pencil drawings in the mid-90s. Her work has been shown at renowned international museums, institutions and galleries. Her visiting professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich (2001-2003), set yet
another focus in her work, resulting in a 5-year curatorship at Lothringer 13 – Gallery of Contemporary Art of the City of Munich. In 2011, Uli Aigner moved with her family to Berlin and since has been focused on her artistic work.