Olof studied at the Icelandic Academy of Arts in the year 1986 and graduated as a Graphical Designer in the year 1990. She also did courses in Drawing, Water Coloring and more at the Reykjavik School of Visual Arts 1984-2000 and courses in oil painting with Kopavogur school of Visual Arts 2000-2010.
Olof paints mainly oil paintings. Women are her passion, soft lines and the endless possibility of the female body. This is apparent in the various forms in her work.
Olof is a member of The Association of Icelandic Artists and The Icelandic Drawing Association.