Heinz Heisig was born in 1951 in Weissenfels (Saxony-Anhalt). From 1972 to 1975 he completed studies in engineering and business, gaining his diploma. From 1979 to 1984 he studied painting and graphic art at the Weissensee University of the Arts in East Berlin. Since then he has worked as a freelance artist, has participated in many exhibitions and is represented in various collections. Heisig lives and works in Neuruppin (Brandenburg).