Olaf Hajek was born in Rendsburg, Germany in 1965. After he finished his degree in graphic design at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, he moved to Amsterdam and began to work as a freelance artist. Olaf primarily lives and works in Berlin, but travels frequently and is represented by an agency on nearly every continent. His stylistically unique illustrations can be seen in publications including The New York Times, The Guardianand Vogueas well as on stamps for Great Britain’s Royal Mail. His personal work has been exhibited in solo shows in Hamburg, Berlin, Atlanta, Cape Town and Buenos Aires.