She was born in Linz, Austria and studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. From 1993 to 1996 she studied at Höheren Graphischen Bundes-Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt (department graphic), Vienna. In 2002 she received her MA in painting and in 2005 her Ph.D. in philosophy. Also obtained scholarships in Los Angeles/USA and in Barcelona/Spain. Reinhart usually devotes herself to thematic focal points, which she then transforms into different cycles with various techniques.