Kathlen Pieritz (b. 1983) is a German illustrator born and based in Potsdam, Germany. Her early interest in art was influenced by attending the Art School of Babelsberg in Potsdam (Kunstschule Babelsberg e.V.), which subsequently informed her own creativity and visual style. She studied Visual Communication at FHP Potsdam and the UdK Berlin as well as spending some time in Melbourne, Australia for an internship. After graduating in 2014 she now works as a freelance Illustrator in Potsdam/Berlin.