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Vala Ola | Iceland

Vala was born and raised in Iceland. She has lived in the US since 1994. After 8 years in Santa Fe, NM, she relocated to Arizona. Vala Ola's artistic talent was apparent at age 4, and from the age of thirteen she attended classes drawing models from life. Graduating from the College of Hamrahlid, she furthered her studies at the Icelandic College of the Arts, and later graduated from The Arts Institute in Bournemouth, England. Vala's work has been exhibited in Reykjavik, London, New York, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, Scottsdale, Palm Desert, Santa Barbara, Carmel, Dallas, Aspen, Beaver Creek, Park City, Loveland, Nantucket. - Vala Ola