Van Data is an art director, illustrator and artist based in Hamburg. He studied communication design
at the Univeristy of Applied Siences in Augsburg Germany.
Later he co-founded one of the first online magazines for illustration named "castlemagazine". During the last 10 years
he has now worked for several Ad agencies as a creative teamplayer and is currently freelancing. Due to his early
experiences in graffiti some of his artworks include rough parts influenced by urban impressions. Most of his pieces
are handmade and produced with pencils, watercolor, ink and Photoshop. He works for clients in the fields of
advertising, editorial, graphicdesign and motionpicture.As an illustrator and artdirector his main intention
is to give special awareness to brands & campaigns through strong illustrative visuals combined
with target oriented ideas.