Eugen Stross was born in Salzburg in 1954.
After training as a textile designer he worked in Munich for a few years.
Since 1980 he has been working as a designer, painter, illustrator and author
of numerous children’s books. His works are characterized by a strong and atmospheric colour palette, with which he creates beautiful compositions.
Whether it is a slightly abstract, minimalistic landscape or a detailed, playful animal portrait – Eugen Stross makes every theme his colourful own.
Eugen Stross has been honoured twice with the „Book of the month“ award of the German Academy for Literature for Children and Young People, in addition he has received one gold and one silver medal from the Graphic Club Stuttgart for his art calendars „Avant Art“. His books have been translated into Korean, Italian, Dutch and Norwegian. German and international publishing houses sell his art and cartoon calendars and postcards.
He has been happily married since 1975, is the father of two children and lives near Munich.