Arne Kaiser was born in Goch in 1969. He first studied at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, then moved to the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. After a guest semester at the School of Visual Arts in New York, he graduated as a graphic designer in 1999.
He has lived and worked in Lisbon ever since. There he designs and publishes art catalogues and artist books, designs the communication of museums, exhibitions and cultural events and takes photographs.