Yuko Shimizu is a NY based illustrator and a passionate instructor at School of Visual Arts where she received her MFA in Illustration in 2003.
She has worked on: ad campaigns for Microsoft, VISA, MTV, Nike, T-shirts designs for The Gap, editorial illustrations for TIME, NY Times, The New Yorker, PLAYBOY, book covers for Scholastic and DC Comics.
Awards and recognitions include: gold and silver medals from The Society of Illustrators, silver medals from SPECTRUM, Yellow Pencil from D&AD, American Illustration, Art Directors Club, Society of Publication Designers.
She loves to draw, but when she is not working in her studio, she is traveling around, visiting schools and performing workshops both in the US and around the world.
See her work at: yukoart.com