Yelyn Vivoni was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on April 23, 1954. She studied Fine Arts in the University of Puerto Rico under the tutoring of locally renowned artists. Her passion for the arts encourages her to travel throughout Europe, where she was exposed to the works of the great masters and was deeply enriched by this experience. She has also visited the jungles of South America, which are her main source of inspiration. Several of her pieces have been part of prominent local exhibits. Her piece “Tornasol” is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. Her work was selected to participate in the National Exhibition of Art sponsored by the Puerto Rican Institute of Culture in 2003 and 2006.
In 2007, she participated in the VIII Bienal Internacional de Cerámica de Manises, Valencia, and also in the Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea in Florence, Italy, were she won 5th place medal for her work “Dos Mil Doscientos Recuerdos al Viento”.