Of Swiss and American nationality, Philippe Cramer was born in 1970. After schooling in Switzerland, he obtained a diploma in the History of Fine Arts of the 19th and 20th Centuries. In 1996, he graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Parson\'s School of Design in New York. In 2001, he founded Cramer and Cramer to be able to create and produce his work. In 2003, Cramer and Cramer opened a gallery in Geneva in the Quartier des Bains, in the heart of the contemporary art neighbourhood. In 2011, The Geneva Museum of Art and History gave him carte blanche in an exhibition entitled «L\'Ornement Jamais». This ensemble has since been integrated in the permanent exhibition of the Museum and is now part of the Geneva state heritage collections. Philippe Cramer lives and works in Geneva.