Gull-Britt Mallaug was born in Væsterås, Sweden. The last 35 years she has lived in Karmøy in Norway, and is residing 3 months in the summer in Lofoten, Norway. Gull-Britt has education as technical drawer and has work within that field for 30 years. The last 10 years she has also been an active autodidact akvarel painter. She like to paint boat house motives from Haugesund and Karmøy. When she is in Lofotoen she paint local motives including the northern light. She has many times taking training classes with Torgeir Schølberg, which was one of Norway’s best akvarel painters. She has also participated in many other classes.