Remko Heemskerk was born in 1976 in De Zilk, the Netherlands. He lived in New York City from 2012 to 2013, where he studied at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. He has been illustrating, sketching, designing, and painting for more than 35 years now. He worked at one of the most prestigious retail agencies in Europe, ‘Kega,’ for 10 years. Now an independent artist and illustrator, he does assignments for agencies and brands around the world.