Lois Cordelia is a versatile artist and illustrator, based at her studio in Ipswich. She works in diverse styles, including energetic speed-painting, intricate scalpel paper-cutting, and mixed media sculpture. She most often creates her art live in public and welcomes the opportunity to talk with people while she works. Her work has featured in a number of public art trails across the UK. Since 1999, Lois has also worked part-time as an artist assistant to children's illustrator Jan Pienkowski (born 1936, best known for his Meg and Mog books). Lois studied Arabic at the University of Edinburgh.