Christian Freudenberger was born in Dortmund in 1971. During the period from 1992 to 1998, he studied at the Arts Academy of the City of Düsseldorf. From 2008 to 2011, he was Head of Art at the Kunstverein Schwerte along with Markus Karstiess and since 2012, has been Professor of Painting and Graphics Reproduction at the University of Siegen. Christian Freudenberger has received several awards including a scholarship for study abroad from the Arts Foundation of North Rhine-Westphalia in 2003, Artist in Residence status at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas in 2004 and the Fine Arts Promotion Prize from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in 2005. His works have appeared in solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. He lives and works in Düsseldorf.