Sara Riel (b. 1980) studied art at Fjölbrautaskólinn in Breiðholt and later at the Iceland Academy of the Arts 2000-2001, and the Kunsthochschule Weißensee in Berlin 2001-2005, and a year as a Meisterschuler 2005-2006. She has gained attention for her wall paintings in Reykjavík and other cities around the world. Sara has participated in numerous exhibitions in Iceland and abroad, in smaller galleries as well as distinguished exhibition halls. Additionally she has designed album and book covers, music videos, opening sequences for television series and made illustrations for various clients.She is a member of the Icelandic Sculptors Society and has works in major art collections owned by The National museum of Iceland, The Reykjavík Art Museum and in private collections. She has been granted Official Artist salary/The State Of Iceland and been awarded grants and art prices.