ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 99th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, design, illustration, photography, packaging, motion and digital media, all with a focus on craftsmanship and innovation.


Yuko Shimizu


New York

Yuko Shimizu’s original plan was to have a corporate career. But after 11 years in Tokyo corporate PR world, she hit an early mid-life crisis and decided to pursue her passion in art in New York instead. Yuko graduated with an MFA in Illustration from School of Visual Arts (SVA) in 2003 and have been illustrating since. She also teaches the future generation of artists at SVA.




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