Ruedi Guggisberg was born in Basel in 1951. He graduated from the Kunstgewerbeschule [School of arts and crafts] in Basel and trained as a set designer. He also enrolled on a further training course for spatial design at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel. He has been displaying his works in exhibitions since 1972, including the group exhibition II. Thuner Ausstellung [2nd Thun Exhibition] at the Kunstmuseum Thun in 1980. Guggisberg lives and works in Gunten.