Claudia Sacher is a visual artist working in the medium of drawing, installation and performance. Born in 1966 in Oberhausen (Germany), she gained a diploma in Graphic Design at the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen where she studied Three-dimensional Design and Sculpture under Professor Rolf Lieberknecht and Drawing and Illustration under Professor Otto Näscher. From 1992–1994, she studied New Performing Arts and Intermedia under Professor Hans Breder in Iowa City (USA). She later returned to Essen (Germany) and joined Kunsthaus Essen, a forum for contemporary art, for two years. This was followed by a solo exhibition in Städtische Galerie Museum Folkwang and numerous group exhibitions in Germany. In 2003, Sacher moved to the North East of England where she has exhibited regularly ever since.