Yuko Shimizu is an award-winning Japanese illustrator based in New York City. Her first monograph which includes works from past ten years of her career was published from Gestalten in 2011. Her fist children's book Barbed Wire Baseball is due to be out in spring of 2013 from Abrams Books.
TIME, NY Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Scholastic, Knopf, Abrams, DC Comics, Pentagram, Sagmeister & Welsh, Adobe, MTV, The Gap, Target, Pepsi, NIKE, VISA, etc.
selected awards & recognitions
Newsweek Japan 世界が尊敬する日本人100 (100 Japanese People The World Respects), D&AD Yellow Pencil, ADC, SPD, Society of Illustrators gold and silver medals, Spectrum silver medals, Association of Illustratiors silver award, etc