Anke Feuchtenberger studied graphic design at the Kunsthochschule Berlin, and teaches since 1997 at the Fachhochschule für Gestaltung in Hamburg, Germany. She lives and works in Hamburg and Quilow.
Her comics and illustrations have been published in Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Die Wochenpost, Junge Welt (Germany), Strapazin and Das Magazin (Switzerland), Lapin and Cheval Sans Tête (France), Nosotros somos los Muertos (Spain), On The Issues (USA), and Kunstaunus oy Jalava (Finland).
Her books include Mutterkuchen (1995), Somnambule (1998), Frau Trockenthal (1999), Der Palast (1999) and Das Haus (2001). She collaborated with poet Katrin de Vries for the trilogy about a little whore (Die Hure H, 1996 (W the Whore, 2001) - Die Hure H zieht ihre Bahnen, 2003 (W the Whore Makes Her Tracks, 2006) - and Die Hure H wirft den Handschuh (2007) and for Die kleine Dame, 1997. She has had solo and group exhibitions in Switzerland, France, Germany, Finland, and Greece.
Die Spaziergängerin (Reprodukt, 2012), a collection of essays in comic form, is Feuchtenberger's latest book.
In 2008 Feuchtenberger co-founded the publishing house MamiVerlag with Sefano Ricci.