Sandra Equihua is a multiple Annie and Emmy award winning character designer, painter and children’s book illustrator born in Tijuana, Mexico. Equihua and her husband Jorge Gutierrez created the Emmy award-winning series, “El Tigre, The Adventures of Manny Rivera” for Nickelodeon. In 2014, she designed the female characters for the animated film “The Book of Life” for Fox and Reel FX. In 2017 she designed characters for the Emmy nominated VR short “Son of Jaguar” for Google. She is currently designing characters for “Maya And The Three” the first limited series created by Jorge Gutierrez for Netflix.   

Artist Credits

  • El Tigre, The Adventures of Manny Rivera
  • The Book of Life
  • Son of Jaguar
  • Maya And The Three