Stephan Hausmeister was born in 1958, studied at the University of Arts in Berlin and in 1991 received the DAAD – Berliner K├╝nstlerprogramm fellowship to work for one year in London. He has lived in the UK ever since and exhibited his work internationally.
He is currently working as visiting lecturer at the School of Art and Design at the University of Hertfordshire / UK and in the past at the School of the Arts at Columbia University, New York as well as the Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA).
As founder / director of the network Artbetween he has produced numerous collaborative projects alongside his own work, involving artists in Europe, the United States and China.