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Ali Fitzgerald

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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Oakland
Birth year
1983
Lives in
Berlin
Works in
Berlin
Schools
The University of Texas at Austin, 2007, M.F.A.
Bio

Ali Fitzgerald is an artist and writer living in a 90's glass box off of Karl Marx Allee, Berlin's former dream-thoroughfare to Moscow. 

She wrote and drew the popular comic 
Hungover Bear and Friends for McSweeney's and contributed a monthly visual column to Art- Das Kunst Magazin. She currently contributes regular comics to New York Magazine and the New Yorker Her comics//drawings have also appeared in the Huffington PostArt21Vox.comModern PaintersGastronomicaBerlin Quarterly, and Bitch Magazine and her artwork has been exhibited extensively in the U.S. and Europe as well as mentioned in the New York TimesArtliesVaroom MagazineThe GuardianArt in AmericaAfar Magazine, the Economist, the TagesspiegelDadada Magazine and Tip Magazin. 

In the Summer of 2015 she began a weekly comic workshop with refugees which is now supported by 
Comic Invasion and Amnesty InternationalThe comic workshops and the drawings created were featured in Bento.dethe Taggespiegel and Amnesty International Magazine.
 
She regularly contributes arts writing to 
Art21 and started the column Queer Berlin in 2013. She has also written for Daily Serving...might be goodPastelegram, and New York Arts Magazine.

She is currently working on her first graphic novel, which will be published in 2018 with 
Fantagraphics

She is also working on a series of paintings that aspire to a kind of floral, Victorian psychedelia, some of which were shown in a solo exhibition at Keith in the Fall of 2015 and a wall drawing which was shown as part of the group exhibition Transactions at the Haus am Luetzowplatz in the Summer of 2017. 

 In the Spring of 2016 she gave a keynote lecture on Visual Storytelling as a Tool to Affect Social Change at the 
Lesbians Who Tech Summit in San Francisco. In May 2016, she gave a comics lecture and workshop at the National Library in Germany. In the fall of 2016 she taught a series of comic workshops at the Berlin Center for LGBTI Refugees in Treptow in collaboration with the Schwules Museum

In the Fall of 2017, she was awarded the Cornish Fellowship, in conjunction with the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. There, she researched//is researching the visuals of propaganda in mid-century comics and posters.