Born 1967 in Warsaw/Poland.
1988–1993 he studied Sculpture at the Visual Arts Academy in Warsaw.
Teaching position since 1995 at an art school in Warsaw.
Recent (solo) exhibitions: Kunsthalle Basel, Basel/ Switzerland (1997); Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw (1998); Galeria Foksal, Warsaw (1999).
Group exhibitions: documenta X (1997), »Welcome to the Art World« Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe/Germany (1999) and invitation for the Biennale in Lyon/France (2000).
1999 Hoffmann Collection Scholarship, Berlin/Germany.
Pawel Althamer is a participant of the exchange program between Akademie Schloss Solitude and the Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw.