ORLA is an 19 year old illustrator and visual artist born and based in South-East London.
Responding emotionally to her internal and external environments, ORLA’s personal practice and illustration work covers a range mediums and processes. Poetry and abstract personal symbolism often form the basis of her installations, paintings and drawings. Her subject matter surrounds relationships, love, domestic environments, mental health and societal structures; which she explores through dream-like, imaginary scapes.
Through her involvement in NiNE8 collective and beyond, ORLA's collaborative work is extensive and includes merchandise design, set design, DIY jewellery and textile design.
ORLA models using the performative alias of “ANGEL”.