Yvonne was born in Epsom, Surrey and went to study graphics at Kingston College of Art and Design in 1975.
Examples of her work hang in the Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Chelsea and Westminster and Hammersmith Hospitals; The Economist office in London; Boots plc; The John Lewis Partnership and many more together with numerous public and private collections in both the UK and abroad. She has also had many joint and solo exhibitions at the Gill George Gallery in Soho.
In the late 1970's she worked for Coriander Press in London supervising the production of complex screen printing of work by many famous artists including that of Sir Terry Frost.
She now lives in Devon working part time in the art department of The University of Plymouth, and the rest of the time with her partner Geoff Porter, creating many of the hand finished frames for the Brook Gallery.