frank schmolke

i am a comic book writer/artist and illustrator. grew up in munich and have been a professional illustrator since 1999. my work includes all aspects of illustrations - from magazines and newspapers to book covers and animations. besides that i teach comic book storytelling and regularly conduct comic book workshops.


among my clients are:

audi ag  / süddeutsche zeitung / hanser verlag / random house / 3sat / how2 ag / axel springer verlag / constantin film / herb x film / pro7/sat1 ag / ministeck gmbh / bmw ag / kosmos verlag / hypovereinsbank / sparkasse / goethe institut / mc kinsey /

intel / adac / siemens / chrismon / hapag lloyd



new screen print "berlin blue"

rudolph dirks award 2019 for "Nachts im paradies"

reading "nachts im paradies" at the literaturhaus munich. july 2019. fotos © pierre jarawan

exhibition and bookrelease "nachts im paradies". kösk munich, june 2019

"the princess" and "valerie". a series of limited edition silkscreen prints for a small exhibition in the literaturhaus munich. there are still a few examples.

artist in residence sponsored by literaturhaus munich at hotel laudinella, sankt moritz, switzerland, summer 2018.

Comicbook prize of the berthold leibinger foundation for the storyboard to "at night in paradise". The book will appear in the edition moderne, probably autumn 2018.

Silver dolphin / Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2016, for Odysseus. With Viviane Vivi Clarin, Lena Hartmann and How2.

liveskribble / bmw group classic / september 2016

trabanten / signing and exhibition färberei munich / february 2013

painted / exhibition at the färberei munich / february 2009