Narina Sokolova is a Russian born American artist.  She was born in St. Petersburg Russia in June 28, 1971.  She studied fine art at the St. Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design.  In 1991 she moved to the United States to continue her art education and pursue an art career.

In 1996 she landed her first job at Hanna-Barbera on the animated series “Jonny Bravo.”  Since then Narina has worked as a production artist for Disney, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Fox, and Paramount.

Narina received an Honorable Mention Daytime Emmy Award for her work on “Rugrats 10th Anniversary” for Klasky Gsupo in 2001.  In 2007 Narina won a Prime-Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement for her work on the show “My Gym Partner is a Monkey” for Cartoon Network.  In 2014 Narina won another Prime-Time Emmy Award for Outstanding achievement in production design for her work on Mickey Mouse (TV Series) for Disney: Episode “O Sole Minnie.”  And in 2015 she won an Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Production Design for her work on Mickey Mouse (TV Series) for Disney: Episode “Mumbai Madness.”

She lives in Los Angeles, California and continues to work in the animation history.

Traditional paintings. Art studies.


Looney TunesWarner BrosBackground painter2019
Scooby Doo DTVWarner BrosBackground layout design, background painting2018 2019
Bless the Harts Fox Background painting2019
Puppy Dog Pals Disney Junior Background painting2019
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz Warner BrosArt lead Background Painting Supervisor2017 2018
BunniculaWarner BrosLead Background painting2014 2016
Star vs forces of EvilDisneyBackground painting2016
Mickey Mouse Season 1DisneyProduction artist
background painter
2011 2012
Mickey Mouse Season 2DisneyBackground painting2012 2014
Merry MelodyWarner BrosAnimation2011
The Looney Tunes Showwarner BrosLead background painter2010 2013
Tom & Jerry Adventure of Sherlock Holms)DTVWarner BrosBackground painting2009
ShazamReturn of the black AdamDC comics showcase DTVBackground painting2009
BratzTwentieth Century FoxBackground painting2006
Mondo Wrestling AllianceCartoon Network (Adult swim)BG paintng layout design2010
Twisted WhiskersMike Young ProductionsArt lead /BG paint color scripts for 3D series2007
My Gym partners a monkeyCartoon NetworkBackground painting2005
Buzz on MaggieDisneylayout design background painting2005
Todd WorldMike Young Productionslayout design/background paint visual development2005
Kid NotoriousComedy Centrallayout design background painting2003
RugratsKlasky Gspuolayout design props and background design1999 2003
Rocket PowerKlasky GspuoLayout background and prop design2000 2002
Silly adventures of Ronald McDonaldLayout background design prop design1998
ZorroFred Wolf Filmstraditional BG color key painter1998
Incredible HulkMarveltraditional matte painter1997
Jonny BravoHanna -Barberabg color key painting design1997

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