Joerg Dressler was born in Hanau, Germany. He received a Master of Arts degree in Visual Communication from the Hochschule für Gestaltung, an art and design university in Offenbach, Germany. Additionally he studied typography at Ecole Nationale Superieur des Arts Decoratif in Paris.
Dressler moved to the US in 1996. He is the recipient of the Romanos Rizk Scholarship at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum and his work has been exhibited throughout Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Kentucky. His work has been published in The Boston Globe, ArtScope Magazine, Art New England, Provincetown Arts, Cape Cod Live, Cape Cod Voice, Boston Spirit Magazine and the Provincetown Banner. His work is widely collected both nationally and internationally.