Alena Skarina
Illustration, Toronto Ontario Canada
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Brief Summary
Alëna Skarina was born in Siberia, Russia in 1986.
She works in illustration and fine art in Toronto, Canada.
Alëna is represented by Reactor Art + Design agency.
Her style is known for its hyper-precise linework,
hand-done typography and unique graphic sensibility.
Action Makes
Alzheimer Society
Apparatus Inc.
BB Guns
Blood Association of Canada
Bloomberg Businessweek
Chatelaine Magazine
Cheil Canada
Commons & Sense Mag
Cottage Life Magazine
Dairy Farmers of Canada
The Drake Hotel
Evoke Solutions
Fast Company Magazine
Due North Communications
Dutton Books
Global Brief Magazine
GRAND Creative
Grey Canada
GWP Brand Engeneering
Health Ontario
H&R Block
JWT Canada
KIK Messenger App
Kindness Killers
Kyocera Cellphones
Literary Review of Canada
Little Rocket
Luminato Festival
The Mark Inside
Marshall Homes
Meridian Insurance
Midnight Mangoes
Mozaic Press
Much Music
National Post
Nissan Canada
One Advertising
OCAD University
Parkview Mall
Salvation Army
Santa Fe Reporter
Seagrams Vodka
Sharpie TV
SIMS Snowboards
The Station by Good Gorilla
Syinc Agency
TBWA Toronto
Today's Parent Magazine
Toronto Life Magazine
Uncle Bens
Walrus Magazine
WORN Fashion Journal
Professional Experience

2009 ・ Bachelor of Design: Illustration Major, Ontario College of Art & Design.


2017 ・ "SHAPES", DAIS Gallery, Toronto
2016 ・ "No Reason", RALLY Gallery, Toronto
2014 ・ "Forever & A Day", OCADU Gallery, Toronto
2014 ・ "Protect Ya Neck", Moniker Gallery, Toronto
2014 ・ Illustration Exhibit: "If Walls Could Talk", The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
2013 ・ Group Show: "Phases", Milk Glass & Co., Toronto
2013 ・ Group Show: "fART", OCADU Gallery, Toronto
2013 ・ Group Show: "HisHers", Womanorial, Dallas, TX
2013 ・ Group Show: "Posers": Contemporary Portraits, Oz Studios, Toronto
2012 ・ Group Show: "THE 100 $HOW", Wieden + Kennedy, Portland, OR
2012 ・ Group Show: "Menagerie", Steam Whistle Brewing, Toronto
2010 ・ Group Show: "FOR NOW", mural for The Drake Hotel, Toronto
2010 ・ Group Show: "KATAMARI", Floating World Comics, Portland, OR
2010 ・ Solo show: "Kind Red", Show & Tell Gallery, Toronto
2010 ・ Character Expo: "LUNOHOD-1", Copenhagen Loft Club, Moscow
2009 ・ Group show: "From Me to You", Show & Tell Gallery, Toronto
2009 ・ Group show: "The Kids are Alright", Show & Tell Gallery, Toronto
2008 ・ Group show: "Off the Wall", Show & Tell Gallery, Toronto
2008 ・ Group show: "Remix", Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
2008 ・ Group mural: Luminato Arts Festival, Toronto
2007 ・ Mural: Wall Space, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto
Awards and Recognition
2017 ・ Applied Arts
2015 ・ Lürzer's Archive 05
2015 ・ London International Advertising Awards - Bronze x2
2014 ・ American Illustration AI34 
2013 ・ 3×3 Illustration Annual Nº10
2011 ・ 3×3 Illustration Annual Nº8
2011 ・ American Illustration AI30
2010 ・ 3×3 Illustration Annual Nº7
2010 ・ American Illustration AI29
2010 ・ Applied Arts: Best Gallery series
2010 ・ Creative Quarterly 19
2009 ・ Creative Quarterly 18
2009 ・ American Illustration AI28
2009 ・ 3×3 Illustration Annual Nº6
2008 ・ Applied Arts: Best Ad series
2004 ・ American Illustration AI24






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