Stephanie Schroeder

Illustrator Yuko Shimizu: A True Artists’ Artist


The Yuko Shimizu who is an illustrator, artist and teacher at the School of Visual Arts in New York City is not the Yuko Shimizu who invented Hello Kitty. Let’s get that out of the way first thing.

Selected Works

Memoir
"A deeply personal account of the difficulties faced by people suffering from mental illness.” ~Publishers Weekly
Shimizu: artist, illustrator, teacher and author
Takeover of inner-city areas by affluent outsiders 'is a concern everywhere’
An unexpected surprise came along with my apartment exchange...
Creative inspiration from blind American Indian artist Sacheen Smith.
The sexy crooner goes country, moves uptempo and reminds us why we still constantly crave her.
k.d. lang and her pursuit of happiness
In search of lesbian country music singers