Petra Gimmi studied geography at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München and art (focus painting) at the School of Fine Arts "atelier dodekaeder", Baden-Württemberg. She also has a Master in Art Education Sek II (Hochschule Stuttgart).


Artistic work and travels in many countries, artist residencies in Iceland and Ireland (Cill Rialaig, Kerry). Various exhibitions, e.g. Kunsthalle Kleinschönach; Galerie Etage II, Rottweil; Gallerí Skriduklaustur, Iceland; Kunsthallen am Lech, Füssen; Galerie Allerart, Heiligenberg; Städtische Galerie Owingen.


Petra Gimmi lives with her family on the shores of lake Constance, Germany.