Born: 1919 March 22 in New York City, New York, United States

Died: 1990 January 8 in New York, United States

Biography: Krigstein received the 40th Anniversary Award from the Audubon Artists in 1983.

Syndication work in:
Miracle Jones Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 1948-XX-XX - 1948-XX-XX [Did ghost penciling work for the strip for two weeks, dates not known].

Notes: Additional biographical information can be found in:
- B. Krigstein Volume 1 (2002)
- Comics Journal #96 (March 1985) and #134 (February 1990) [obituary]
- E.C. Lives! (1972) book
- Great Comic Book Artists (1986) book
- Masters of Imagination (1994) book by Mike Benson
- Squa Tront #6 [includes a checklist].

Additional Who's Who information for Krigstein found under the Bernie pen name here:
http://bailsprojects.com/bio.aspx?Name=BERNIE+1


Sample Scan:


Name:

    Bernie Krigstein Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Bernie Family name: Krigstein

Other Names:

  1. Bernie Type: Pen Name
  2. B. B. Krig Type: Pen Name
  3. Bernard Krigstein Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Bernard Family name: Krigstein
  4. Berni Krigstein Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Berni Family name: Krigstein

Signatures:

  1. B B Krig [generic]
  2. B. Krigstein [generic]
  3. B. Krigstein
  4. B. Krigstein 1954 A.D. [generic]
  5. Krigstein [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1992: Harvey Award - Jack Kirby Hall of Fame
  2. 2003: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Judge's Choices

Art Influences:

Influences by Bernie Krigstein (b. 1919) were stated by:
  1. Phil Hester (b. 1966)

Memberships:

  1. Allied Artists of America Type: member

  2. American Society of Contemporary Artists Type: member

  3. Audubon Artists Type: member

  4. Society of Comic Book Illustrators Type: president
    Notes: Membership during unknown years was President circa 1962.


Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Amazing Stories (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1954
    Employer Name : unknown

  2. Publication Title: American Heritage (magazine) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  3. Publication Title: Boys' Life (magazine) - Role: artist - Years: 1961 - 1962; 1965
    Employer Name : unknown

  4. Publication Title: Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coast (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1960
    Employer Name : unknown

  5. Publication Title: Except the Lord (book) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  6. Publication Title: Find a Career in Advertising (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1960
    Employer Name : unknown

  7. Publication Title: Galaxy (magazine) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  8. Publication Title: Herself Surprised (book) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  9. Publication Title: Journeys into America (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1961
    Employer Name : unknown

  10. Publication Title: Keys to a Magic Door (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1959
    Employer Name : unknown

  11. Publication Title: Madame Bovary (book) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  12. Publication Title: New York Herald-Times Magazine (magazine) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  13. Publication Title: none (other) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : Fashion Institute of Technology
    Work Title: teacher

  14. Publication Title: none (other) - Role: artist - Years: 1964 - 1981
    Employer Name : High School of Art & Design
    Work Title: teacher

  15. Publication Title: none (fine arts) - Role: artist - Years: 1964 - 1982
    Employer Name : none
    Work Title: exhibitor: watercolors, oils, pastels
    Notes: Eight one-man art shows, per Bails.

  16. Publication Title: none (fine arts) - Role: artist - Year: 1991
    Employer Name : none
    Work Title: painter exhibition
    Notes: Post-mortem exhibition, per Bails.

  17. Publication Title: none (fine arts) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: assistant professor
    Notes: For one year, per Bails.

  18. Publication Title: Not Honor More (book) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  19. Publication Title: Prisoner of Grace (book) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  20. Publication Title: Rusty's Space Ship (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1957
    Employer Name : unknown
    Notes: Circa 1957, per Bails.

  21. Publication Title: Saturday Evening Post (magazine) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  22. Publication Title: Songs of North & South (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1960
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: album cover
    Notes: Circa 1960, per Bails.

  23. Publication Title: St. Helena and True Cross (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1958
    Employer Name : unknown

  24. Publication Title: The Horse's Mouth (book) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  25. Publication Title: To Be a Pilgrim (book) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown

  26. Publication Title: unknown (advertising) - Role: artist
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: advertising


Relations:

  1. Employee of - Funnies, Inc. (b. 1939)
    Notes: Krigstein did pencil and ink work for the studio from circa 1946 to circa 1949.
  2. Spouse - Natalie Krigstein (b. 1919)