Heinz-Jurgen Menzinger was born in Brunn, Germany on 24 July 1943. In 1961 he attended the Commercial School for Advertisement in Dortmund where he obtained his first degree.
Considered as very talented in drawing and painting at High School he studied painting at the Academy in Dortmund gained his second degree in 1963. A further honoree degree was awarded at the Royal... Academy in Gent, Belgium where he was enlisted as a guest auditor.
He first worked as a freelance graphic artist and then began to devote his time and passion to painting. Always fascinated by the old masters he made frequent journeys to the famous Dutch museums and impressionism soon became the style which he fell in love with and adopted as his own.
His work, exhibited all over the world, reflects the various impressions of light and colour of the landscape and city scenes, landscapes of Southern France or coastal scenes of the North Sea are the most sought-after subjects by his collectors.