Bernd Lehmann was born in 1982 in carnivalistic Cologne. He rediscovered his early enthusiasm for drawing while studying architecture in Aachen, whereupon he moved to Münster to study illustration. In 2007 he spent two semesters in Seoul, South Korea. His graphic novel "Unter uns", which he wrote there, was selected for the exhibition and annual of the International Children's Book Fair in Bologna in 2009. Since his diploma in summer 2009 Bernd Lehmann has been working as a freelance illustrator, preferably for children's book publishers. After five years in Berlin and Cologne, Bernd now lives happily married in the wonderful 23.5 million metropolis of Seoul again.