| Born 1944, Hiroshima Japan
Yumie Kono is a visual artist who draws and paints. She was born in Hiroshima and grew up in Matsue, Japan. She graduated with a BFA from the Women’s College of Fine Arts in Tokyo in 1967. After traveling for a year from 1971-1972 to North America and Middle East, she immigrated to Canada and currently lives in Victoria. She has traveled extensively and exhibited regularly in Japan and Canada.