Born in 1967, in Moscow
Lived in Paris for ten years (1988 - 1998), now lives and works in Moscow.
In 1984, he graduated from the Theater and Art School (TATC) at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. He collaborated with world-famous designers such as Jean-Paul Gaultier. Gosha is the founder of the VGLAZ art association.
In the biography of Gosha Ostretsov, there are many significant exhibitions in such institutions as the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow; the Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg; the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; the Saatchi Gallery, London.
In 2009, Gosha Ostretsov had a personal project in the Russian Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art. In 2013, he participated in the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Gosha Ostretsov has had more than 40 solo shows in galleries and museums in Russia and abroad: NK Gallery, Antwerp; Rabouan-Moussion gallery, Paris; Triumph gallery, Moscow; Marat Gelman!s gallery Nadia Baldeschi Arte Contemporanea, Venice; Palazzo Nani Bernardo, Venice; Paradise Row gallery, London; Claire Oliver, New York; TM Project gallery, Geneve;
As well as at least 4 dozen group projects on such museum and gallery platforms as: Centre Pompidou, Paris; Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Saint Petersburg; Off biennale, Cairo; Erarta Museum, Saint Petersburg; Graz museum, Graz; Ekaterina cultural fondation, Moscow; Central House of Artists, Moscow; Marres Art-Center, Maastricht; White Space Gallery, London; Contemporary Art Biennial, Istanbul; Modern Art Center, Ujazd Castle, Warsaw etc.