Hansjörg Schneider studied art at the Kiel Muthesiusschule, philosophy and English Philology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel from 1979 until 1988. Since 1989 he lives in Berlin. 1986/87 he received a DAAD scholarship for years the Central School of Art & Design in London. In 1995 he was awarded the Gottfried Brockmann Prize of the city of Kiel. He realizes various projects in public space. His most important work to date "Fly Like An Eagle" is created as indoor and outdoor installation at the construction of a maintenance building at the airbase Diepholz in Lower Saxony.