Yuki Toy (Yuki Toyooka Smith) is an artist and author in Los Angeles. She grew up in Hokkaido, Japan, and teaches Anatomy Illustration and Figure Drawing at several colleges in Los Angeles. She has been published in multiple medical illustration books and her art work has been hart of the curriculum at USC and Cal Tech. Yuki received an MFA from USC, Los Angeles, and a BFA from SUNY New Paltz, and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. Know for anatomical illustration in muted, pastel tones, her color pencils create a subdued and nostalgic feel-evoking a tradition that spans from Leonardo da Vinci to Nicolas Henri Jacob.



MFA California State University Los Angeles

BFA State University New York, New Paltz


Work Experience

Faculty, Art:

Crafton Hills College

Laguna College of Art and Design

Orange Coast College

California State University Los Angeles

College of the Canyons

College of the Desert

El Camino College

City Honors College Preparatory School

American University of Health Sciences