Maritsa Patrinos

Maritsa Patrinos is a Brooklyn-based illustrator, designer, and creative strategist. She is a syndicated cartoonist for the comic strip "Six Chix," an all-female anthology strip published by King Features.

Career highlights include working in production for Marvel, animating cartoons for MTV, writing and drawing comics for BuzzFeed, working on the Creative Lab team at TikTok, and serving as an instructor for comics and illustration at The New School in New York.

She has received two Ignatz nominations, one silver medal from the Society of Illustrators, and a MICE mini-grant for her self-published zines.

She is also the creator of an illustrated (and reversible) book titled "Common Blessings Common Curses," that outlines the minor ups and downs of everyday life.

Originally hailing from Washington D.C., Maritsa graduated from Pratt Institute in 2010.