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.
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 industry.
Narina was also pursuing her independent fine art career. And we’re showing her work in art shows and galleries. She was represented by Tirage gallery (Pasadena, California) 2000-2018. And she was showing her work in art shows and galleries..
|Minnie Bow Toons||Disney||Disney Art Director||2020-2022|
|Looney Tunes||Warner Bros||Background painter||2019|
|Scooby Doo DTV||Warner Bros||Background layout design, background painting||2018 2019|
|Bless the Harts||Fox||Background painting||2019|
|Puppy Dog Pals||Disney Junior||Background painting||2019|
|Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz||Warner Bros||responsible for creating Style of Background painting and supervising BG color on the show||2017 2018|
|Bunnicula||Warner Bros||Lead Background painting||2014 2016|
|Star vs forces of Evil||Disney||Background painting||2016|
|Mickey Mouse Season 1||Disney||Production artist |
|Mickey Mouse Season 2||Disney||Background painting||2012 2014|
|Merry Melody||Warner Bros||Background Painting||2011|
|The Looney Tunes Show||warner Bros||Lead background painter||2010 2013|
|Tom & Jerry Adventure of Sherlock Holms)DTV||Warner Bros||Background painting||2009|
|ShazamReturn of the black Adam||DC comics showcase DTV||Background painting||2009|
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