Theo Kuijpers is a Dutch visual artist who was born in Nuenen in 1939. He was a pupil at the Academie voor Industriële Vormgeving in Eindhoven. His military service was in Surinam. Back in Brabant he used his impressions of South America in his paintings. in 1980 he travelled to Morocco and again he used his impressions in his artworks. Travelling became an important source for all his artworks.