History/Politics

Biography of Isabel Kreitz

Isabel Kreitz
  • born in Hamburg in 1967
  • 1988, started studies at the Hamburger Fachhochschule für Gestaltung
  • 1990, studied at Parsons School of Design in New York
  • worked on Ottifanten newspaper comic strip
  • 1993, first publication of her own work (Heiß und fettig)
  • lives and works in Hamburg

Awards and prizes:

  • 1997 Deutscher Comic Preis, International Comic Festival, Hamburg
  • 2008 Max-und-Moritz-Preis at the Comic Salon Erlangen in the category „best German-language comic publications for children and young people” for Der 35. Mai
  • 2008 Sonderman Award, audience prize of the Leipzig Book Fair for best national comic: Die Sache mit Sorge
  • 2011 Sondermann Award, audience prize of the Leipzig Book Fair for best national comic: Haarmann
  • 2012 Max and Moritz Award at the Comic Salon Erlangen in category “best German comic artist”