Jürgen Wagner has been working as a freelance painter, graphic artist, illustrator and art teacher since 1981. After completing his remedial studies at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, he became a member of the VBK (Verband Bildender Künstler der DDR). Since 1993 he has been a member of the BBK (Berufsverband bildender Künstler*innen) Berlin. He teaches as an art lecturer at the Fachschule für Sozialpädagogik Berlin. In addition to his teaching activities he does painting actions and public performances with rock, jazz, punk and electronic musicians. With his rock performance group "HERR BLUM" he has been performing at home and abroad for over 30 years.