Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

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

Exhibition / Lecture / School Visits / Workshop
TBA: September or October 2018

visiting Universidad de los Andes Colombia

  • Where:

    Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
  • When:

    TBA
  • Etc:

    I will be visiting Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia this fall.
    There will be a multi-day workshop, as well as exhibition and other events.
    More detail will be posted soon.

Conference / Lecture
September 6 – 7, 2018

speaking at REASONS festival 2018

  • Where:

    Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK
  • When:

    September 6 – 7, 2018
  • Etc:

    I will be coming back to REASONS, an award winning international conference withe a festive vibe, held annually in Brighton, UK. Better yet, it’s organized and run by some of my favorite people! Looking forward to seeing you in lovely Brighton. Tickets can be purchased here.

    “Each year the very best international creative and developer speakers take to the stage to inform, inspire, entertain, thrill and educate designers and coders that attend from all over the world.

    Today’s digital creatives are multi-disciplined, they draw their inspiration to do great work from many different influences. Reasons to: is curated with that in mind, bringing content from many disciplines to give designers, coders, creatives, film makers, animators, installation builders, illustrators, artists and more the opportunity to see and hear new perspectives and the best content in the world.

    It has been said – Reasons.to is the best soundtrack of any design & codeconference festival in the world!”

    More Details Here
Workshop
July 16 – 19, 2018

summer illustration workshop in Vienna, Austria

  • Where:

    Atelier Olschinsky, Vienna, Austria
  • When:

    July 16 – 19, 2018
  • Etc:

    UPDATE: Thank you. This workshop is now sold out. Looking forward to seeing all of you who are attending. 

    Four day intensive illustration workshop in Vienna is back by popular demand!
    This workshop is designed for intermediate and above level illustrators/artists who want to work on strengthen your idea and thinking skills. Limited to up to 12 participants in very intimate setting.

    More Details Here
Exhibition / Group Show
June 19 – September 9, 2018

GO WEST! exhibition of American Illustration

  • Where:

    Designforum Wien/ Museums Quartier: Museumsplatz I/Hof7, Wien, Austria
  • When:

    June 19 – September 9, 2018
  • Etc:

    I will be taking a part in this exhibit of illustrators who are based in the USA.
    The exhibit is organized by Design Austria and curated by illustrator Peter Diamond who is a friend and also a former student of a workshop from about ten years ago. The poster image is also created by Peter.

    Prints of my work, as well as many of the participants’ will be for sale, and they are priced relatively affordably, with trusted great quality. (I know the team who’s behind the printing of works.)

free event / Lecture
June 2, 2018

free talk event in Madrid

  • Where:

    Museo ABC: Calle de Amaniel, 29, 28015 Madrid, Spain
  • When:

    Saturday, June 2, 2018 12:30 – 2:00PM
  • Etc:

    As a part of RIZOMA Film Festival in collaboration with Museo ABC, a museum in Madrid dedicated to illustration and drawing, we have realized the last minutes talk event that is free and open to public.

    More Details Here
Workshop
May 24 – 27, 2018

illustration workshop in Seville, Spain

  • Where:

    La Galeria Roja, Seville, Spain
  • When:

    May 24 – 27, 2018
  • Etc:

    UPDATE: Thank you. This workshop is now sold out. Looking forward to seeing all of you who are attending. 

    I will be back again teaching a four day illustration workshop in majestic Seville, Spain.

    This workshop is open to all levels and limited to around max of 18 participants.  For Spanish speakers, there will be Spanish-English translator available for the duration of the workshop. Price point is set very reasonable at EUR 450. Spots are for first come first served basis.
    To get more info, and to reserve your spot, please contact info@lagaleriaroja.com or call (+34) 955-22-12-00

    More Details Here
Competition / Exhibition / Group Show / party
PART 1: January 4 – 27, PART 2: January 31 – February 24, 2018

Society of Illustrators’ ILLUSTRATORS 60

  • Where:

    The Society of Illustrators, 128 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065
  • When:

    Friday, February 2, 2018 (PART 2 reception)
  • Etc:

    The two-part annual exhibition Illustrators 60 will be held at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators in January to February. The exhibit features works by leading contemporary illustrators worldwide, selected by a prestigious jury of professionals. PART1 exhibit includes works in Advertising, Institutional, Surface/Product, and Uncommissioned Categories. PART 2 exhibit Editorial and Book Categories.

    I will have total of 8 illustrations accepted into this year’s annual.
    During PART 2, I will be receiving Hamilton King Award for this piece created for PLANSPONSOR Magazine for SooJin Buzelli.

    More Details Here
Exhibition / Group Show / party
November 1 – December 30, 2017

The Original Art 2017 Exhibit

  • Where:

    The Society of Illustrators, 128 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065
  • When:

    opening reception: November 2, 2017 6:00PM
  • Etc:

    I will be showing an original drawing from recently published illustrated chapter book A Crack in the Sea written by H.M. Bouwman (published by Putnam) Thank you AD Cecilia Yung for the project.

    “The Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators is proud to present The Original Art, an annual exhibit celebrating the fine art of children’s book illustration, on display from November 1 through December 30, 2017.

    Founded in 1980 by illustrators’ agent and art director Dilys Evans, this exhibit showcases the original art from the year’s best children’s books. The 2017 exhibit features a diverse list of books selected by a jury of outstanding illustrators, art directors, and editors.”

     

    More Details Here