Hans Bossmann was born in Nijmegen in 1960. In 1982 and 1983 he studied at the Art Academy in Arnhem. In 1983 he moved to Amsterdam, where he spent the next 23 years of his life. He is now residing in Haarlem and living wherever his work takes him

In 1999, his Daily Without News (Dagblad Zonder Nieuws/Zeitung Ohne Nachrichten) won him the ‘Publication of the Year' Award from the Internationale Medienhilfe in Germany. In 2016, the (Dutch) Union for Transgression presented him with the ‘Pioneer of the Year’ Award

With his company Nieuwsgierig? (Curious?) he is experience designer and lecturer in communication, culture and education

In 1989, 1990, 1993 and 1996 Hans Bossmann won grants from Dutch Fund for Visual Art, Design & Architecture, Amsterdam

Since 2014 Hans Bossmann is member of artists society De Vishal, Haarlem