Yashua Klos received his BFA from Northern Illinois University. In 2005 Klos was awarded a residency at The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and in 2009 received his MFA from Hunter College in New York. He has been awarded fellowships for residencies at Skowhegan, The Vermont Studio Center, and Bemis. Klos is the recipient of a 2015 NYFA Grant and a 2014 Joan Mitchell Award. His works have been reviewed in The New York Observer, Modern Painters magazine, and the New York Times.

Klos is represented by Tilton Gallery in New York and Galerie Anne de Villepoix in Paris.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Klos now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.