Born on December 11.1966 in Nesbyen, Norway.
1992-2000 Study communication design, photography section, in Essen with Prof. Angela Neuke and Prof. Bernhard Prinz.
High school graduation in the year 2000
2001 “The Nest” photo series awarded the documentary photography price of Wüstenrotstiftung
2006 Espen Eichhöfer joined the OSTKREUZ agency in Berlin.
2008 grant by Goethe Institut for a photoproject in Manila/ Philippines.
2011 grant by "VG-Bild" for "A State Emerges"
He participated in several group exhibitions: (at "℅ Berlin", "Haus der Kulturen der Welt", "Hygienemuseum Dresden", "Folkwang Museum Essen" and had some solo shows in the “Spielhaus Morrison Gallerie” in Berlin.
Some of his work Eichhöfer does photographing on assignment.
His magazine clients are Stern, Spiegel, Geo, Brand Eins, Zeit,
Zeit-Magazine, Air-Magazine, Monocle, D2, .
Espen Eichhöfer lives in Berlin and Oslo.