Wolfram Adalbert Scheffler was born in 1956 in Karl-Marx-Stadt (today Chemnitz, Saxony). He cooperated with the Leipzig group of artists “37,2” and later applied to emigrate from the GDR. He settled in West Berlin in1986. From 1988 to 2007 he sojourned between Paris, Amsterdam, Biel and Berlin. He has been a teaching professor at the Academy of Art in Dresden since 2012. Scheffler lives and works in Berlin and Dresden.