Yolanda Victoria Fundora was born in Havana and moved with her parents to New York City when she was 17. She attended the College of Visual and performing Arts at Syracuse University, majoring in painting and printmaking. Fundora has designed gift products, toys, hand-crafted glassware, and home textiles for many of America's most well-known manufacturers including: Enesco, Barth & Dreyfus, Cyrus Clark, Ganz, Springs, Villeroy & Boch, Liz-At-Home, Silvestri, Lefton and Goebel,USA. She has designed her own successful line of rag dolls and stuffed toys. Yolanda has created Christmas figurines and ornaments for Dept. 56 and was creative director for the past five years at Peggy Karr Glass (America's premier fused glass manufacturer.) In addition to her work on new designs for FUN@HART, she presently continues with PKG as a contributing designer.
Yolanda's work as a fine art digital printmaker is flourishing with several recent exhibitions and a major one-woman show at the Contemporary Art Museum in San Juan, Puerto Rico from November 5, 2004 to January 23, 2005.