Born and raised in Colombia,S.A.Yolanda Barjoud came to USA with her parents in 1964, since then she has made Miami her home. Although Yolanda Barjoud has not had a formal education in art, she has been painting in acrylic and pastel on her own. In 1996 she started painting in oil, all of her artistic skill have been sef-taught, her love for nature inspired most of her paintings and ceramics.Today Yolanda Barjoud continues to express her love and passion in an ever-changing array of new work. She had group exhibitions at The Schacknow Museum of Fine Arts in Plantation, Fla, several group exhibitions in Period Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska and at Broward Art Guild in Ft Lauderdale,Fla. Recently at One Ear Society Gallery Portrait Art Exhibition in Coconut Grove, Fla. and Lady Audrey's Gallery juried Art competition and Exhibition in Darien,Ct.