Yumiko Glover was born and raised in Hiroshima, Japan. She received her BFA from the University of Hawai’i, and with the Chancellor’s Fellowship, she completed her MFA from UC Santa Barbara where she was subsequently awarded the post-graduate Artist-In-Residence for 2017-2018. Glover has exhibited her artwork in solo exhibitions at the Brian Ohno Gallery (Seattle, WA) and the Silo118 Gallery (Santa Barbara, CA), group exhibitions at Sullivan Goss Gallery (Santa Barbara, CA), PØST (Los Angeles, CA), Left Field (San Luis Obispo, CA), and Art, Design and Architecture Museum (Santa Barbara, CA), as well as curated group exhibitions including Biennial Artists of Hawai’i (2013), Modern Love: 20th Century Japanese Erotic Art (2015),and 21st Century Women (2019) at Honolulu Museum of Art(Honolulu, HI), and iBiennale MMXIX (Honolulu HI). Glover was selected as one of the Top 25 Fine Artists for the 100 Best Annual 2014 & 2015 issues of the Creative Quarterly, the Journal of Art & Design. In 2018, her work received second place in the Art Room Gallery international competition. Glover’s recent work, Transience, was exhibited at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX, Terminal 7) in 2019. Glover currently lives in Santa Barbara, CA where she is a lecturer in the department of Art at University of California, Santa Barbara.