About

Profile
YOKO FURUSHO is a Japanese artist/illustrator based in New York. She was born in Tokyo and moved to New York to study illustration at the School of Visual Arts. After her graduation, she started to work as a professional illustrator/artist. She likes to draw details, textures and patterns with ink and acrylics. Her world is full of imaginary monsters, weird animals, and funny landscape. Now she is working as an illustrator for various magazines and newspapers. Furusho is selected for the winner of Art Directors Club YG7 and for many other competitions. Her works had been featured for Maybelline New York, KEDS collective, and Glamour magazine. Her work has also been shown at several other shows around the world.

Client list (alphabet order)
Amelia’s magazine, Astrostyle, Billa-Bong, BigBros Workshop, Christie’s Auction House, DPI magazine, ELLE girl magazine, Gakken Educational Publishing, Harbour City Estate Limited, H.P.France, Inc., KEDS collective, KOSE, Maybelline New York, Plansponsor magazine, Planadviser magazine, Princeton Architectual Press, Rosetta Stone, Time Out New York, The McKinsey&Company, Sandu Cultural Media

Awards
The Winner of “Young Guns 7″ at New York Art Dirctors Club
3×3 professional show
American Illustration 28 (ai28)
American Illustration27 (ai27)
American Illustration26 (ai26)
51st annual of Society of Illustrators
West 47 of Society of Illustrators in L.A.
The THIRD place of popular vote in Altpick Award
Images33 (England)

Shows
2012 Pick Me Up Art Fair in London (coming in March)
2011 “75 Peters” at SPACE gallery in Brisbane, Australia
2011 window display “Sweet Dreams” at IKIRU shop in Barcelona
2011 group show “I Love Japan More Than Ever” in graphite. Gallery in Brooklyn
2011 group show “Renew” in Compound Gallery in Portand
2011 window display at Drex Fable Shops in Hong Kong
2010 solo show “From My World to Yours” in Hong Kong
2010 event “Your Summer Star with Astorstyle” in New York
2009 solo show ‘FICTIONAL’ at destination New York
2009 group show “Delineations” at Adhoc gallery in Brooklyn
2009 group show at Kaleid gallery in San Jose
2008 group show “welcome to Alcove” at Adhoc gallery in Brooklyn
2008 group show at NYcoo gallery
2008 solo show “exhale” at destination ny, New York
2008 $99 ART FAIR at destination ny, New York
2007 “location as a character” show at SVA gallery, New York
2007 “a continuance of the story” solo show at LE DECO gallery, Tokyo
2007 $99 ART FAIR at destination ny, New York
2006 “rooom” group show at Daikanyama Upstairs Gallery, Tokyo