Christian Tschanz was born amidst the Bernese countryside in Switzerland. After a formative foreign exchange year in Cass City, Michigan, he completed a poly-technical apprenticeship and in preparation for art university he accomplished the mandatory artistic foundation course and the vocational baccalaureate in arts. While gaining profound work experience, he then attended various courses in the field of art and design.

Christian graduated as a Bachelor of Art in Film at the Zurich University of Arts with distinction in 2012 and worked as an assistant sculptor at the Opera House in Zurich before applying to the Cranbrook Academy of Art, where he recently finished his Master of Fine Arts in 3D Design. He is curently working as the studio manager for the designer Misha Kahn in New York City.