Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

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

last days to see Society of Illustrators Book & Editorial Show (and silver medal!)

The second of the two-part annual juried exhibition at the Society of Illustrators is closing on Saturday, March 1.
I am happy to announce that my kids book Barbed Wire Baseball  was given Silver Medal in the book category, which is a second medal this book has received from the Society of Illustrators.
Some spreads from the book are shown as well as 5 other images that were accepted into the annual.
If you are in New York and  have some free time this weekend, please go stop by to see the show before it closes.
Visitor information can be found here.

Silver Medal was awarded to Barbed Wire Baseball, AD: Chad Beckerman, publisher: Abrams (below is a spread from the book)

Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail cover image  publisher: A Strange Object"yukio mishima" "spring snow" "yuko shimizu"
Spring Snow cover image  AD: John Gall, publisher: Vintage 
above and below are two of editorial illustrations I have collaborated with AD SooJin Buzelli, publisher: Asset Inernationaldouble page spread illustration for Green Source Magazine, CD: Francesca Messina, AD: Heather Haggerty, publisher: McGrawhill