H.W. Werther was born in 1960 in Waalwijk. She followed her artistic education at the Koninklijke Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving in Den Bosch from 1978 to 1983. In 1993 she received the Koninklijke Subsidie voor Vrije Schilderkunst grant. She has had several exhibitions, among which Intimiteit at the Museum for Modern Art Arnhem (Museum Arnhem) and the installation Stumbling & dangling & mingling & mo at De Markten in Brussels, both in 1996.