Exhibitor CIB20

I was born in Helsinki, Finlandia. After spending several years in Bologna, where I attended various courses on comic book writing, I moved to Berlin, the city in which I currently live and work as a designer.

My stories and illustrations are inspired as much by study of the past as by observation of the present, on the trail of facets of everyday human life that span the centuries. I love to write and illustrate stories about people, especially about women.

Lady Isabella’s secrets 

Rome, second half of the 16th century. Alchemist Isabella Cortese has dedicated her life to finding remedies for people’s everyday problems. Will she be able to continue her work despite mounting pressure from the Church authorities? Read more

  • Paperback: 97 pages
  • Publisher: virva. (October 4, 2019)
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • ISBN-10: 3981879724
  • Product dimensions: 15.2 x 0.2 x 21 cm |  6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
  • Price: 18,38 €
  • Also available for Kindle

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Olli and Olga, Life with the toddler

Life with a toddler is demanding. Everyday brings new challenges. The experience inspired me to pick some moments from the everyday life of Olli and Olga showing the many situations that arise after your child’s first birthday. Find the blog post and more in a booklet. The booklet is in English and Italian. Read more

  • Paperback: 33 pages
  • Publisher: virva. (January 2019)
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Product dimensions: 21 x 0.2 x 15.2 cm | 8.2 x 0.1 x 6 inches
  • Price: 8,30€
  • Also available for Kindle 

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Virva Beutel

Roma cotton bag and two post cards

  • Price: 8 €
  • Size: h 41cm w: 39 cm, length of the handle, 82cm
  • Material and color: 100% cotton, dark blue
  • If you are interested to buy, please email me: