Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

Award winning Japanese illustrator based in New York City and instructor at School of Visual Arts.

Workshop
June 12, 2017

one day illustration workshop in New York

  • Where:

    New York City
  • When:

    Monday, June 12, 2017 all day
  • Etc:

    I will be teaching workshop in my hometown for the first time. Come join me for one day of fun, working on multiple small projects that help flex your illustration thinking brain. Because, good illustration is not just about making pretty pictures, but actually about making pictures with good ideas.

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Exhibition / free event / Group Show
May 18 – June 30, 2017

exhibit for the love of handball in Stuttgart, Germany

free event / Lecture / School Visits
May 18, 2017

Lecture in Mainz, Germany, open to the public

  • Where:

    Aula Hochschule Mainz, Holzstrasse 36, 55116, Mainz, Germany
  • When:

    Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:00PM
  • Etc:

    As a part of school visit to Hochschule Mainz in Germany (I will be teaching a three day workshop to its students), there will be an evening of lecture and Q&A session. This event is free and open to the general public. If you are in Mainz, Frankfurt area, please come stop by.

Conference / Lecture
May 15 – 17, 2017

speaking at Beyond Tellerrand, Dusseldorf

  • Where:

    Dusseldorf, Germany
  • When:

    May 15 – 17, 2017
  • Etc:

    UPDATE: This event is sold out.
    I will be speaking at Beyond Tellerrand design/tech conference in Dusseldorf, Germany. Event info as follows.

    “Mark the dates 15 to 17 of May for 2017. We’ll be in Düsseldorf for the seventh time already. We promise to bring you two inspiring days with talks in a single track and one day with workshops again. Design, technology and inspiration – again – is written in bold letters. And as usual we give you plenty of time for chatting to and networking with new and old friends as this is equally important for us as high quality talks.”

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Workshop
May 14, 2017

one day drawing workshop in Dusseldorf, Germany

  • Where:

    Dusseldorf, Germany
  • When:

    Sunday, May 14, 2017
  • Etc:

    UPDATE: The workshop is now sold out. Thank you and see you in May.
    I will be coming to Dusseldorf, Germany to speak at Beyond Tellerrand conferene. As a part of the event, I will be teaching one day illustration workshop the day before the event starts.
    It will be one full day of fun “drawing boot camp”. We will draw a lot, and we will probably laugh a lot too.
    Tickets are available here, first come, first served.
    The workshop is EUR 349, however we have super-special discounts for students EUR 99.

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Exhibition / Group Show
May 8-16, 2017

TOLERANCIJA Tolelance poster exhibit in Sarajevo

  • Where:

    Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo, Obala Maka Dizdara 3, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina
  • When:

    opening: Monday, May 8, at 12:00PM
  • Etc:

    I am participating as one of the artists in this traveling poster exhibit (started in Slovenia, then in Montenegro, and the third stop in Bosnia and Herzegovina) curated by Mirko Ilić (my professor during my studies at SVA  MFA Illustration as Visual Essay program).
    This exhibit will be opened by: Lars-Gunnar Wigemark (Chief of the EU Delegation in BiH), Marina Finci (Dean of the Academy), and Mirko Ilić.

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free event / Group Show / student event
May 2, 2017

SVA Illustration and Cartooning open studio

  • Where:

    School of Visual Arts BFA Cartooning and Illustration: 310 East 22nd St. 7th floor, NY, NY
  • When:

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00PM
  • Etc:

    With Marcos Chin and Chris Buzelli, three of us taught about 30 students out of the graduating class of 2017. They all worked really hard, and many had huge breakthrough toward the end of the school year. We cannot be happier.
    They are organizing a one evening event to show off their graduation thesis work. Please come stop by!
    (illustration on the invite by Zakia Noel)

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Exhibition / free event / Group Show / Lecture
April 26 – May 16, 2017

Tolerance poster exhibition at FLUID Montenegro

  • Where:

    Ministry of Culture, Cetinje, Montenegro: Njegoševa Street
  • When:

    opening: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 12:30PM
  • Etc:

    Second stop for Tolerance poster exhibit curated by Mirko Ilić is during FLUID Dizajn Forum in Montenegro which I am attending as a speaker as well as workshop conductor. Since Mirko cannot attend the opening, I will be giving a lecture at the Ministry of Culture during the opening.

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Conference / Lecture / School Visits / Workshop
April 21-27, 2017

workshop and lecture at Fluid Design Forum in Montenegro

  • Where:

    SKC UCG (Sports and Cultural Center of the University of Montenegro), Podgorica, Montenegro
  • When:

    April 21-27, 2017
  • Etc:

    I will be speaking and conducting an illustration workshop at Fluid  Dizajn Forum. The festival is held in Podgorica, Montenegro, in SKC UCG (Sports and Cultural Center of the University of Montenegro). This event is free, but on invitation basis to art and design students from Montenegro and former Yugoslavian countries. 

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Exhibition / free event / Group Show
March 3, 2017

House of Tolerance Festival poster exhibit in Slovenia

  • Where:

    TRG Francoske Revolucije (French Revolution Square), Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • When:

    Opening: Monday, March 3, 2017 12:00PM
  • Etc:

    Open Air exhibition of tolerance themed posters designed by renowned artists from around the world for the Festival House of Tolerance 2017. Author of the exibition: Mirko Ilić. Designers: Milton Glaser (USA), Yuko Shimizu (Japan), Paula Scher (USA), Miran Mohan, Novi kolektivizem (Slovenia), Iztvan Orosz (Hungary), Peter Bankov (Russia), Jainping He (China), Fons Hickmann (Germany), Michel Bouvet (France), Chaz Maviyanne-Davies (Zimbabwue), Alejandro Magallanes (Mexico), David Tartkover (Israel), Sue Coe (Great Britain), Anette Lez (France), Tarek Atrissi (Libanon), Hamza Abdelal (United Arab Emirates), Mwalimu Saki Mafundikwa (Zimbabwue), Sarp Sozdinler (Turkey), Reza Abedini (Iran), Xiao Yong (China), Felipe Taborda (Brazil), Manuel Estrada (Spain)

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