Thomas Fuchs was born and raised in Germany.
After finishing his studies in Graphic Design and Illustration at the Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart with an MfA in '97, he moved to New York in November of the same year.
Since then he has worked for most publications in the US and many abroad, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time, Rolling Stone, GQ, and Esquire.
He has also worked on numerous projects in Design and Advertising, for clients as varied as Landor, Enterprise IG, Hasbro and SpotCo.
His work has received awards from The Society of Illustrators (Gold Medal), American Illustration, Communication Arts, Print, SPD, The Art Directors Club NY and Germany (of which he is a member) and SND (Silver Medal).
He currently lives and works in New York.
If you take a class with Thomas Fuchs, you will also have access to and a downloadable instructional document.