Ulrich Gansert war born 1942 in Breslau/Schlesien. His childhood he spend in Treuenbrietzen/Mark Brandenburg.
- 1967-69 Studies at the Kölner Werkschulen
- 1969-72 Studies at the Academie of Fine Arts Vienna, class of Rudolf Hausner
- 1971 Founding member of the artist-group Zoetus (with Helnwein, Wahl and Zadrazil)
- 1973 Member of the artist-group „Der Kreis“.
- Since 1974 lectureship at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
- Since 1988 assistant professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
- Since 1991 member of the association of artists in Germany
- 1991-93 Lecturer at the summer academy in Geras
- 1995-2000 Lecturer at the Academy for paining Schloß Goldegg
Since 1969 the artist was represented in way above 40 exhibitions.