Sonya Abby Soekarno

Illustrator & Visual Development artist San Francisco, CA

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Artist based in San Francisco. Her interests include art, animation, minimalist architecture, as well as binge watching TV shows on Netflix. She's currently represented by the Bright Agency.

Experience

Illustrator

The Bright Agency

Prop Designer

Hazel

Designed the backpack prop for the main character, Hazel, as well as some outfit props for the background characters.

Character Design artist

Huriti Project

An in-school collaboration project where we worked on the design and concept for an animated music video.
I was responsible for the main character’s concept design, as well as an additional prop for the environment.

Education

Academy of Art University

BFA in Visual Development

Skills

Photoshop Paint Tool SAI Illustration 2D Animation Graphic Design Figure Drawing

Specialties

Character Design Prop Design Concept Development Illustration

Awards

2017

Finalist, Society of Illustrator (Student Scholarship Competition)

2017

Runner Up, Creative Quarterly [link]

2017

Honorable Mention, 3x3 Magazine [link]

Exhibitions

2017

Group, Academy of Art Spring Show, 2225 Jerrold Ave - San Francisco, CA (Illustration department’s Spring Show.)

2016

Group, Academy of Art Spring Show, 2225 Jerrold Avenue - San Francisco, CA (Illustration department’s Spring Show.)