Most of Klaus’ career was spent as a freelance IT consultant before turning to photography, which he studied at Parsons and at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
He began to receive worldwide attention in 2007 when his portrait of “Mother & Daughter” was short listed for the Photographic Portrait Prize at London’s National Portrait Gallery.
Subsequently, Klaus received numerous accolades, including winning the prestigious Curator Award/Emerging Artist of the Year in 2011 for Still Photography from Photo District News.
His Arcimboldo Series is featured in the May 2012 issue of National Geographic magazine.
Klaus resides in both New York City and his native Mexico City.