Artist Spotlight – Yuko Shimizu

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Yuko Shimizu is a Japanese illustrator based in New York City who also teaches at the School of Visual Arts.

She has a remarkable style, often blending classic Japanese motifs with modern pop cultural references ranging from Sci Fi movies to super-heroes to Rock and Roll.

Lush lines, evocitave color choices, and seemingly incongruous themes are all hallmarks of her work.

Mexican Exhibition Poster

Mexican Exhibition Poster

Her Web site features work she has done for corporate clients, major magazines, and book covers, including the DC Comics series The Unwritten.

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