Fernando Tejeda was born August 18th, 1953 in Los Angeles, Chile. He art was first exhibited when he was only 15 years old. From 1972 to 1975 Fernando studied industrial design at the University of Chile in Valparaiso. Fernando has lived in Frankfurt, Germany since 1976. During this time his art has been exhibited in Australia, Austria, Chile, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Peru, the USA and Spain. Tejedas work is can be found in museums and private collections across Europe and the Americas. His work is presented in the documentaries "Opus I" (Noessi Productions – Centre Pompidou, Paris 1986) and "Fragmente eines Traums" (ARTE TV, 1997 – Germany, France). Numerous of Tejedas works have been used as book covers, posters, cd covers and titel pages of established magazines. Fernando has a second studio, in Antuco, a village at the foot of the Antuco volcano in southern Chile, which he uses as a retreat for a number of months a year.