Philippe Lamesch was born and raised in Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg. He did his undergraduate degree in Namur, Belgium and moved to the United States in 2001 to pursue his graduate work in molecular biology. During his years in Boston Philippe got acquainted with the medium of printmaking and under the guidance of his teacher and mentor Catherine Kernan he developed a particular interest in copper etching and monoprinting.
After moving to California, Philippe joined the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley where he worked as a part-time artist in residence from 2008-2012. In 2012, he moved back to Luxembourg where he recently became a member of the printstudio EMPREINTE in Luxembourg city.
Most of his current work consists of multi-plate etchings made from different etching techniques including photoetching, aquatint, spitbite and drypoint.