• Nora Krug

    Associate Professor of Illustration

    Office Location:

    Sheila Johnson Design Center



    Nora Krug is a writer and artist whose drawings and visual narratives have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Guardian and le Monde Diplomatique, and in anthologies published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Chronicle Books. She is the creator of the graphic novel, Red Riding Hood Redux, and Shadow Atlas, which won a silver cube from the Art Directors Club. Krug is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Fulbright and DAAD, and she won a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Her work is included in the Library of Congress and the UCLA Sundance Collection, and has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration and the Art Directors Club, among other professional organizations. Her graphic biographies won gold medals from the Society of Illustrators, and her story, Kamikaze, about a surviving Japanese WWII pilot was included in Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Comics and Best Non-Required Reading. Krug’s work has been exhibited internationally, and her animated guide to Japanese business etiquette, How To Bow, was shown at the Sundance Film Festival. Krug is an associate professor in the Illustration Program at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. She was previously a professor at Muthesius University in Kiel, Germany.

    Research Interests:

    Illustration, Non-Fiction Narrative, Graphic Novel, Visual Politics

    Awards And Honors:

    Guggenheim Fellowship, Pollock Krasner Grant, Fulbright Fellowship, Society of Illustrators Gold Medals, Art Directors Club Silver Cub, Chosen for the Sundance Film Festival, the Library of Congress, and editions of Houghton Mifflin's Best American series.