Dominik Stohler was born in 1960 in Liestal, Switzerland. He served an apprenticeship as a metalworker from 1976-1980.
Afterwards, he trained further through self-study of different forging techniques.
Since 1997, he has been self-employed as a metal designer, artist and metalworker.
Since 1980, he has been creating works of art out of metal. At first smaller ones such as candle holders, decorative boxes and other gift items. Since 2007, he has been making sophisticated pictures out of metal, as well as sculptures since 2013.