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Her realistically rendered images in acrylic paint vibrant with the festive costumes of the dancers, musicians, spectators, and other scenes associated with these celebrations. The images record fanciful escapes in which the viewers might also abandon themselves and imagine the sounds of the pageantry before them. She transports you to her place of creativity through the feeling that her work portrays.

Vonola was born and reared in Trinidad and Tobago before migrating to Houston with her family in 1990. Many of her works were inspired by the carnivals of her native country. Her art combines the beauty and diversity of her colorful cultural background.
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