Born in 1973 in Rome/Italy.
He studied visual communication with a special focus on illustration at the Fachhochschule Aachen until 2000 and media design, web design and animation at the Kunsthochschule für Medien in Cologne until 2003. He currently works as an illustrator and designer and since 2007 as a lecturer at the Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel.
Selected works and exhibitions: opening trailer for the ARD broadcast »W Wie Wissen« (2005); stage projection for Meret Beckers »hollekin gen«-tour (2005); »Die Flickenkönigin«, animated music video for Meret Beckers »fragiles«-tour (2001); »Die 15. Art den Regen zu beschreiben« , music video in cooperation with Anja Struck (2000); »Illustrative«, group exhibition, Berlin (2006 & 2007); »Society of Illustrators«, group exhibition, New York (2004); »Deutscher Animationsfilm«, traveling exhibition and films by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), shown in Teheran, Alexandria, Cairo, Beirut, Tokyo and Kyoto (2004 to 2006).
Furthermore Henkel has published in numerous magazines and yearbooks, e. g. in 3×3 Illustration Annual, 47th Society of Illustrators Annual, American Illustration 26, Illusive2, and Illustration Now2.
Lars Henkel was awarded several prizes, e. g. a DAAD-fellowship in Lisbon, Portugal (2006), the Merit Award of the 3×3 Illustration Annual (2006), the Society of Illustrators Award (2005 and 2004) and the ADC-Junior Award of the Art Directors Club Germany (2003).