Lois Yoshida is an artist who received her BS degrees in Microbiology and Medical Technology from the University of Washington.  She studied with well-known and respected Northwest artist and sumi-e master Fumiko Kimura and master calligrapher Mary Shizuka Bottomley. Lois is active in the Puget Sound Sumi Artists organization (past president).

Her award-winning sumi paintings have been exhibited in group shows, solo exhibits, and juried shows in the Northwest and internationally.

Her work can be found in private collections in Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, and Maine.

She currently teaches at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, Kirkland Arts Center, Path with Art in Seattle, and South Seattle College as well as her studio in Tacoma.