About the Artist

Yolanda Frederikse is a printmaker and painter, known for printmaking and watercolor scenes, as well as oils. Her printmaking includes drypoint, monotypes, stone lithographs and silkscreen. Her focus is the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area. Her studio is located in Kensington, Maryland. Frederikse has been a member of the Washington Printmakers Gallery since 1990 and has shown her work regularly in solo exhibitions. Her previous solo exhibition was “Before and After the Derecho” at the Washington Printmakers Gallery in 2012. Her unique monotype printmaking technique is described in detail with photos in Monotype Mediums and MethodsĀ for Painterly Printmaking (Julia Ayres, 1991).

The prints and paintings of Yolanda Frederikse are represented in many private and permanent collections, including The Corcoran Gallery, Georgetown University, the Museum of Women in the Arts and the DC Commission for Arts and Humanities Permanent Collection in Washington DC; the University of Maryland, College Park, MD and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; and Mary Jefferson Hospital, Richmond, VA.

Frederikse has painted extensively internationally in Italy, Holland, UK, Bali, Mexico and South Africa, and has led workshops in Portugal. She has exhibited throughout the US and in Shanghai, New Delhi, Cairo and St Petersburg.

She is an accomplished watercolorist and a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society since 1984. She has exhibited with the American Watercolor Society and received its Travel Award. She was juried into the Washington Society of Landscape Painters in 2000. She was awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for measured drawings of 18th century structures in Maryland.

Frederikse received her Bachelor of Fine Arts and a subsequent Honorary Degree from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. She studied at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education from the University of Illinois. She was awarded a Masters in Fine Art from The American University in Washington, D.C. and has taught Fine Art at university level.