Welcome to the official website of Loïs Mailou Jones,
African-American artist, born in Boston in 1905. During her long
and remarkable life in art and education, she painted, designed
masks, textiles and stained glass windows, painted hundreds of portraits
of the famous and infamous, traveled the world, and never stopped
learning and teaching. Enjoy your visit with this talented African-American
artist, painter, art teacher, and fascinating historical figure.
We welcome your comments. Please come back often for updates and
new information on current and upcoming drawing and painting exhibitions,
or sign up for e-mail
, Loïs works on her cretonne textile designs in a c.1927 photo recently discovered at the Howard University Archives
The Loïs Mailou Jones Pierre-Noël Trust was founded by Loïs as a living trust to provide information on her life and work, and to preserve her legacy. Please contact us for more information or to join our e-mail list. Press inquiries are welcomed.