About & Contact

Liza Goncharova (she/her) is an award winning designer and freelance illustrator based in Minneapolis. She specializes in line art and character-based work. Coming from a diverse background, Liza utilizes her hand-drawn illustration skills to bring in the human element into everything from a campaign initiative and brand identity to comics and animation. With a passion for social justice, storytelling, anthropology, folklore and psychology, Liza works to express the broad spectrum of the human condition one stroke at a time.



Selected Clients

ViacomCBS

Children's Minnesota

Allina Health

WISE Ventures Esports / MINNESOTA RØKKR

Code42

Land O' Lakes

Periscope

Sanneh Foundation

Work History

FREELANCE DESIGNER + ILLUSTRATOR
Present

ART DIRECTOR | WCCO-TV MPLS / VIACOMCBS
2019-Present

CO-FOUNDER + DESIGNER | AFTER HOURS ART COLLECTIVE
2019-Present

LEAD DESIGNER + ANIMATOR | CRASH+SUES
2016-2019

Spotlights

AWARDS//
Emmy Award Winner 2021 | 6 Days In May [link] Art Director, Designer.

The Show 2019 Silver | Coloplast Titan Sales Video [link] Art Director, Creative, Animator.

EXHIBITIONS//
Con of the North, Winter 2020

Midwest Comic Book Association Comic Con, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019

Wildish Art Event Exhibition
Minneapolis, Fall 2018

Education & Skills

EDUCATION//
BFA (Honors) Graphic Design with focuses in Illustration + Animation
University of Minnesota, Class of 2016

CORE SKILLS//
Clip Studio Paint
Adobe Creative Suite (PS, AI, AE, ID, PR)

ADDITIONAL SKILLS//
Storyboarding, web design, research, writing, copyediting, French, Russian.

Let's get in touch!

Feel free to reach me at  lizarova.draws@gmail.com for any inquiries.

 

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