Quint Buchholzwas born in Stolberg in 1957 and grew up in Stuttgart, Germany. He studied history of art for four terms, followed by painting and graphic design at the Munich Academy of Art. He has worked as a painter and illustrator since 1979, illustrating over fourty books for German and international publishers. From 1982 onwards his works have also been exhibited in over seventy solo exhibitions in Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Greece and Taiwan. He lives in Munich in Germany.