Ulrich Gorsboth is born in 1954 in Wuppertal, Germany. He studied at the Fachhochschule für Kunst und Design and at the Erziehungswissenschaftlichen Fakultät of the University of Cologne. From 1985, he had multiple solo exhibitions and joined many group exhibitions. He taught at high schools and gave many workshops.
Ulrich Gorsboth lives and works in Rühstädt in Germany.