Stijn Gisquière was born in Ghent, Belgium, in 1975. He studied architecture at the Saint-Luc Institute in Ghent for a couple of years, but eventually changed course. In 2001, he graduated as a Master in Visual Arts, with a specialization in graphic design, multimedia and comic art from the Saint-Luc Institute in Brussels. In September 2003, he started teaching Illustration and Comic Art at the Academy of Visual Arts in Ghent.
After graduation, Gisquiere published comic strips in magazines throughout Europe, including Kutikuti (Finland), Mesinha De Cabeeira (Portugal), Stripburger (Slovenia), Zone 5300 (The Netherlands), Eisner (The Netherlands), Aaargh! (Czechia), Komika (Sweden), INK (Belgium), P@per (Belgium), Stripgids (Belgium) and Klasse (Belgium). His graphic shorts participated in several exhibitions in Belgium and abroad. In 2003 and 2005, the first two volumes of his comic 'Paradijs Op Aarde' ('Paradise On Earth'), came out. The complete 'Paradise On Earth', including part 3, appeared in 2015. In this series, the author gives his vision on society and its manners. Stijn Gisquiere works as a commercial artist, making illustrations, graphics, cartoons, character designs animations, photographs and murals.