Yuko Shimizu

Cover Illustrations by Yuko Shimizu for “The Unwritten” Series

Yuko Shimizu is an award winning Japanese illustrator based in New York City. Among comic fans, she is best known for her ongoing monthly covers for “The Unwritten” and her cover art for P. Craig Russell’s comic book adaptions of Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman: The Dream Hunters”, published by Vertigo / DC Comics.

Shimizu began getting editorial illustration work soon after she completed her master’s degree, at first occasional assignments from The Village Voice and the New York Times, and soon after semi-regular ones for The New Yorker  and Financial Times magazine. Now, she counts numerous well-known publications, publishing houses, and brands as clients.

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