Peter Pongratz was born in Eisenstadt/Austria in 1940. He studied Arts at the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien and at the Hochschule der bildenden Künste Berlin and was Assistant from 1966 bis 1970 Assistent for Max Weiler in Vienna.
In 1968 Pongratz founded die artist group “Wirklichkeiten” together with mit Wolfgang Herzig, Martha Jungwirth, Kurt Kocherscheidt, Franz Ringel und Robert Zeppel-Sperl. (see Wikipedia )
Actually, the Essl Museum in Klosterneuburg ( http://www.essl.museum) is showing a retrospective of Peter Pongratz from march 18th -to june 2015.
The following picture shows he book “Soulpainting” in a luxury edition of 40 with a colored ink drawing.