Ingeborg Hunzinger was born in 1915 in Berlin. From 1935 to 1936 she studied at the Berlin United State Schools of Free and Applied Art, then trained as a stone sculptor in Würzburg. During the period of National Socialism in Germany she was prohibited from working. She emigrated to Italy in 1939, then returned to Germany in 1942 and lived in the Black Forest. In 1949 she went to East Berlin. From 1952 to 1956 she at­tended the master class of Fritz Cremer and Gustav Seitz at the German Academy of Arts. Until her death in 2009 she worked in Berlin as a freelance sculptor.