Rosa Olea was born in Granada (Spain). It was there that she begin to work as an illustrator for several editorial firms, mainly for student course texts in 1985. She has spent some time, in the nineties in Málaga (Spain) as art Director of a Marqueting Firm. Always in the illustrator's domain, she has performed many books for children when in Valencia (Spain). The drawers and illustrations by Rosa Olea are precises, being the result of a style featured by its minuteness of detail, as it is posible to confirm after her "Reflections on theatre. On April 2, 2001, she has conducted, in Cádiz (Spain), the International Children's Book Day.