Jaume Plensa was born in Barcelona in 1955. In 1980 he had his first exhibition in Barcelona and until today he has lived and worked in Berlin, Brussels, England, France, USA. Currently he shares his residence between Paris and Barcelona. He has been a teacher at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris and has also been a lecturer at many universities and art institutions. He collaborates as professor invited at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
His work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums in Europe, the United States and Japan.
He regularly shows his art works at Galerie Lelong in Paris, Galerie Lelong, New York and Richard Gray Gallery in Chicago and New York.