Christian Gieraths was born in Cologne, Germany in 1976. He started his studies of art history, philosophy and cultural studies at the University of Münster, then changed to the Academy of Art in Münster (Prof. Ulrich Erben) in 1999.
Since 2001 he has been chosen to the class of photography by photographer Thomas Ruff at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf.
2001 "move yourself" exibition of the Senatsausschuß für Kunst und Kultur, Münster
"loud and silent" exibition Gallery Art & Henle, Berlin
"Sotchi royal " solo exibition Museum of the City of Münster
"from the class ruff" Gallery Haus Schneider, Karlsruhe / Ettlingen
"o.T." Kunstverein Ahlen
Verzauberung durch Irritation" sculpture project, City of Ahlen