Jochem Hendricks was born in Schlüchtern in 1959. He completed his studies at the Städelschule, an academy of fine arts in Frankfurt am Main. He has been presented with several prizes and scholarships including the Drawing Scholarship from the city of Nuremberg (1990) and the Villa Romana Prize (Florence 1993). In 1995, Jochem Hendricks received a travel scholarship from the Hessian Culture Foundation. His works have been on display in solo and group exhibitions in various countries across Europe and in the USA. The artist lives and works in Frankfurt am Main.