Anna Sokolova, artist, designer, illustrator

Anna Sokolova is a Berlin-based illustrator, artist and designer.

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, she produced commercial art projects while attending Peter The Great Polytechnic University. After graduating with a major in publishing, she returned to the university for an advanced degree in design.

Anna has over ten years of design and illustration experience working for clients in America, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, France, Denmark, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Finland.

Her goal for every project is to produce unique artworks that set the client apart and impact the desired markets.

A member of the NYC Society of Illustrators, Anna often cooperates with other international and local professionals to achieve the highest quality designs and illustrations.


1st Place Prize Community Choice, Victorinox, Places of the World, DACH, 2018

Postcards for a Greener Earth, selected, FTC Art/Place Gallery, CT, 2018

Top Teacher in Art/Illustration, Skillshare, New York, 2018

1st Place Prize, The ForeWork Initiative, WIRED, Berlin, 2017

Jury Award, Looking ForeWork project, Jovoto, Berlin, 2017

Freistil 6,  selected, Verlag Hermann-Schmidt, Meinz, 2017

Digital Decade 5: Cyberia, shortlist, London, 2017

Selected for Society of Illustrators 57 Annual, New York, 2015

Selected for SOI New Visions Exhibition, New York, SOI, 2015

Professional member of Society of Illustrators, New York, 2015




Postcards for a Greener Earth, The Museum of Illustration, Society of Illustrators, New York, 2018

COW International Illustration Biennale, Dnipro, Ukraine, 2018

CIB 18,Deadline,satellite program, WerkStadt Studio, Berlin 2018

Migrations, BIBIANA, Biennale of Illustration in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2017

Berlin.Stadt.Magazin. 45 Jahre Tip! 40Jahre Zitty! Galerie Neurotitan, Berlin, 2017

COW International Design Festival, Illustration 2016, Dnipro, Ukraine, 2016

New Visions , Museum of American Illustration,  New York, 2015

Society of Illustrators 57 Annual , Museum of American Illustration,  New York, 2015

Artists Illustrating Artists, Members Open, Society of Illustrators, New York, 2015


FUTURUM II: One Painting Exhibition, Center for Art and Music of the Vladimir Mayakovsky Library, Saint Petersburg, 2015



From Ceramics to Netflix, ImagineFX, November, UK, 2019

Anna Sokolova: Romantic Futurism, Russian Gallery — XXI century, 3, 2019

A5 Magazine 26, Starry Berliner, London, UK, 2019

Brightness Magazine 7-8, Around the World, March 2018

Average Art Zine 17 , London, United Kingdom, 2017

Good Art Guide, June Featured Artist, 2017

Propisi, books 1-6, N. Lukonkova, LinguaMedia Ltd., London, UK, 2017

Society of Illustrators 57 Annual, USA, New York, 2015

Gerchik Hunt. Trading Jungle Surviving, cover, illustrations, Inf0DVD, Russia, 2014

Web Designing magazine, The FWA poster,  issue 5, Japan, 2013

I Needed A Neighbor, Patricia St. John, cover, Kingsley Press, USA, IN, 2013

Matryoshka,  MagniArt, Lubavich Press, Saint-Peterburg, 2012

Nevada, Clint McCullough, Clindale Press, cover,  A Division of Clindale, Ltd., USA, 2011

Kentucky Dreaming,  Clint McCullough, cover, Clindale Press,  A Division of Clindale, Ltd., USA,  2011

One step beyond Reality, K.Yunker, Sputnik + Publishing, Moscow, 2011

Batter Up , Earl Hochman, Clindale Press,  A Division of Clindale, Ltd., USA,CA, 2011

Horsing Around, Earl Hochman, Clindale Press,  A Division of Clindale, Ltd., USA,CA, 2011

Friend in a Basket, Rahil Baumvol, Lomonosov Publishing House, Moscow, 2009

J.S. & The Staff in Korean Mission , S.Hannah Safar, comic, USA, San Diego, CA, 2009

Charismatic Public Speaking, S.Shipunov, University of Rhetoric and the Art of Oratory Press, Moscow, 2009

Hugging The Sun, E.Kirillova, Specialbook Publishing House, 2008

The Devil's Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce, special edition, Special book Publishing House, 2007

Lazy Goose, V.Krutecky , Saint Petersburg GIPT Press, 2005

Poems for Lisa and her friends, V.Brukhovetsky.  SRI “Girikond” Press, 2004