Yolande is illustrator, printmaker and textile artist based in London. She graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2019 with a BA in Graphic Communication Design. Her clients as an illustrator include Nike, Penguin, Uniqlo and The New Yorker.
Yolande’s personal practice often explores the social dynamics surrounding her mixed cultural identity. Combining bold colours and humorous drawings to communicate a more serious message. Printmaking techniques being used as a vehicle to project a message of celebration and discontent.
Her final project at BA being centred on the end of Mugabe's 37 year reign over Zimbabwe and the frustration and anger left in his wake. Yolande is one of the 2022 recipients of the ‘Make it’ Award at Cockpit in Deptford, where she currently holds a studio space.