Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

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


Paralympic Games has started in Beijing without much of a buzz like its’ world famous ‘sister’. I changed the main page illo with a new ad for Apotheke (German pharmacy) who is an official sponsor for the event. It is an illustrated version of a really cool short commercial film of Heinrich Popow, a German amputee athlete. agency: Zum goldenen Hirschen Berlin GmbH, and my friend and calligrapher Ai Tatebayashi created a beautiful Chinese writing on the ad. Thank you Ai!There is a news in German media about this campaign for those who are interested and read German