Paul Wunderlich was born on 10 March 1927 in Eberswalde. He studied graphic arts in Hamburg, and during the 1970s was a professor of art at the College of Fine Arts, Hamburg. Since then he has worked as a freelance painter, graphic artist and sculptor. In his works, he extends the boundaries of the two-dimensional image into a threedimensional form. In addition to his work as an artist, Wunderlich designs costumes and items for day-to-day living.