Christoph Gugger was born in Thun in 1985. In 2001 he began an apprenticeship as a landscape gardener and worked in this profession until 2005. In 2006 he began his studies at Bern University of the Arts, graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Since then he has taken part in solo and group exhibitions in Switzerland: at ‘sic! Raum für Kunst’ [Sic! Art Space] in Lucerne (2012), at the Sattelkammer gallery in Bern (2014), at the Galerie 3000 (2018) and at various Christmas exhibitions in the canton of Bern. In 2010 he was awarded the Trächsel BEST Scholarship, and in 2015 he received a travel scholarship from the canton of Bern. Gugger lives and works in Bern.