Gregor Sailer was born in Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria. He studied photography in the Prague School of Photography, and in the School of Photography and Optics from 2001 to 2002. Until 2007, He studied Communication Design, Focus on Photography and Experimental Film, in the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund, where He also studied photography from 2012 to 2015.

Since 2005, He lives and works in Tyrol as photographer and designer. 

Since He started to work as a photographer he won a lot of awards such as DAM Architectural Book Award 2018, European Architectural Photography Prize 2017, St. Leopold Friedenspreis in 2016. He has already exhibited all over the world, in particular his latest work “The Potemkin Village” has been exhibited in Centre de la Photographie in Genève, Switzerland; in the Freelens Galerie, in Hamburg, Germany; at the Galerie Fotografic, in Prague, Czech Republic; during Rencontre d‘Arles, in France; in the Kehrer Galerie, in Berlin; and in the FO.KU.S, Foto Kunst Stadtforum, in Innsbruck, Austria.