Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

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

Conference
October 17 – 18, 2017

speaking at Smashing Conference in Barcelona, Spain

  • Where:

    Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona, Spain
  • When:

    October 17 – 18, 2017
  • Etc:

    I will be speaking at Smashing Conference in Barcelona, Spain this fall. Event info is as follows. Tickets are now available. 

    “With a lineup of 15 brilliant speakers and the best scenarios to offer you a valuable and unforgettable 1 track, 2 full conference days and 7 workshops. Our mission is to explore real-life web design problems and techniques that are relevant and applicable to your work straight away. Join us for a few special days of friendly conversation, learning and new ideas — we’d love to see you there!”

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

exhibit for the love of handball in Stuttgart, Germany

Conference
June 13 – 14, 2017

speaking at Smashing Conference in New York

  • Where:

    New World Stage Theater, New York City
  • When:

    June 13 – 14, 2017
  • Etc:

    I will be speaking at Smashing Conference in New York City. Event info is as follows. I am also teaching one day illustration workshop for the conference. (workshop tickets are sold out. But you can still reserve last minutes Smashing Conference tickets.)

    “Don’t you feel like Wonderwoman or Superman when squishing that annoying bug or crafting those fancy pixels? Well, we do! Up, up and away we go, to SmashingConf New York 2017! With pratical front-end and UX techniques, battles, fights, wins and losses, we’d love you to learn and share your special abilities and your experiences! So reserve that plane, that bird, or flying superhero and meet us in New York City!”

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Workshop
June 12, 2017

one day illustration workshop in New York

  • Where:

    New York City
  • When:

    Monday, June 12, 2017 all day
  • Etc:

    UPDATE (June 8): The workshop is now sold out. Thank you and see you next week.
    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.
    This is a part of Smashing Conference, however, you do not need to be a part of the conference to attend the workshop.

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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 Tolerance 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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