Max Seiz was born in Schwaebisch Gmuend, Germany, in 1927. He completed his vocational training as a steel engraver. From 1953 to 1955 he lived and worked in London. Since 1955 he has been working as a freelance artist in Schwaebisch Gmuend. With his manly portrayal of the human body, he is one of the most famous sculptors and painters in Germany. His works are present in Haus der Kunst, Münich, The Picadilly Museum, London, The Federal Deparment of Treasury, Bonn, The Living Art Biennale, Johannesburg/Capetown, The Academie des Beaux Arts, Paris. His presence is renowned in Art Fairs such as Art Basel and Art International Zurich in Switzerland, Art Fair Frankfurt and Salzburg in Austria, The FiDEM World Exhibition of Modern Art Medals in Paris, Koeln, Bremen, Nuernberg. In 2002, for the celebration of his 75 birthday a massive exhibition was arranged in the City Museum of his hometown. And in 2007, GEK (the most important Insurance group in Germany) celebrated his 80th birthday with a major Contemporary Art Exhibition inside its own building in Southern Germany.
His sculptures are present in several internationally renowned public locations in Germany and Europe, including major parks, schools, businesses and seats of governmental institutions. A considerable number of his sculptures are can be found all over the world both in private collections and in public museums such as The Belgium Museum of Art in Middelheim, the Shrine of the Emperor Haille Selassie of Ethiopia and many private collections in Europe, South Africa, Canada and the US.