.Yolanda Rodriguez was born in San Juan Puerto Rico. She has been drawing and painting since she was six years old. She came to New York to seek for the American Dream. It was New York who gave her the opportunity to get her dream.
At the Staten Island University, she studied Art. She obtained the a Bachelors Degree, where she major in Art and minor in Education. She studied Studio drawing and painting., photography, silk screening and art history.
Her aspirations to become an artist has been influenced by the colors of the oceans blues.Her love for nature,fish, flowers ,trees and landscapes were inspired by the island were she grew up.. Whenever she tries to paint the skies, she rather take her camera and shoots at the sunsets, clouds and differents moods of colors that the morning and late sunsets changes into a perfect tones and values of bright hues..