From 1977 to 1978 the Swiss artist Thomas Huber studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel with Franz Fedier, in 1979 at the Royal College of Art in London, and from 1979 to 1983 at the Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (master student of Fritz Schwegler). From 1992 to 1999 he held a professorship at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig. From 2000 to 2002 he was chairman of the Deutscher Künstlerbund.
Thomas Huber is an artist who puts text and image in context and speaks to his pictures. He implements his pictorial concept in the fields of painting, watercolour, drawing, object, printmaking, art in construction, artist's speech and artist's book.