Born Yuko Shimizu
July 15, 1963
Education School of Visual Arts, New York City
Known for Illustration, Comic Books
Hamilton King Award, 2018
Gold Medal, Society of Illustrators
2 Silver Medals, Society of Illustrators
Yuko Shimizu (清水裕子) is a Japanese illustrator based in New York City whose work combines Japanese heritage with contemporary reference points. Works by the artist address a range of serious issues including sex, race, and cultural identity, but also can be light and whimsical.