Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

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

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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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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Workshop
November 24-27, 2016

illustration workshop in Seville, Spain

  • Where:

    La Galeria Roja, Seville, Spain
  • When:

    November 24-27, 2016
  • Etc:

    UPDATE (Sept.16): Thank you. This workshop is now sold out. Looking forward to seeing all of you who are attending. 

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

    Unlike previous workshops that were targeted toward experienced artists, this workshop is open to all levels. 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

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Conference / free event / Lecture / Panel Discussion / Product Release Party / Signing
September 29 – October 6, 2016

multiple events in India

  • Where:

    Jaipur, Darjeeling and Delhi, India
  • When:

    September 29 – October 6, 2016
  • Etc:

    I will have multiple events coming up in India. It is my first time visiting the country.
    Design festival Kyoorius Designyatra takes place in Jaipur from September 29 to October 1. I will have a lecture, as well as conversation with Tales on Tweet editor Manoj Pndey and book signing on September 30. You can book your tickets here. 

    Also, two Tales on Tweet book events in Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Haus Khas Village in Delhi. More details, please see here.  Looking forward to seeing you there.

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free event / Seminar / Signing
September 24, 2016

National Book Festival 2016

  • Where:

    Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • When:

    September 24, 2016 The festival is an all day event. My signing is 4-5PM, talk is 6-6:45PM
  • Etc:

    I am participating in this year’s National Book Festival as the poster artist. I will be at the event doing a panel with A Wild Swan author and Pulitzer Award winning Michael Cunningham.

    The poster is given away for free to visitors during the event (not for sale), and I will also be singing the poster, as well as the book A Wild Swan with Michael.

    signing: 4:00-5:00PM, talk: 6:00-6:45PM 
    events will be held at Poetry and Prose pavilion

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