Roland Hoeft (b. 1971) was born in Warendorf, Germany. He studied at the Technical School of Art and Design in Münster, Germany and has been working as sculptor and artist since 1995. He had a crucial development in his practice in 2007, changing from figurative to abstract concepts. A member of the art group R E F L E X, the Union of Artists Federal Republic of Germany, and the International Association of Art, he is also on the advisory council of the Lippischen Society for Art. In 2017 he took part with a sculpture project at the biennale in Venice. Hoeft has participated in at least 30 international sculpture symposiums, with his works exhibited across the world, including Germany, France, Belgium, China, and Italy.