Mireya Samper studied art at Iceland's School of Arts and Crafts as well as at the University of Arts in Marseille, France, where she took both a BA degree and a Master's degree. She has exhibited sculptures, installations, paintings and outdoor artworks all over the world, including in France, Japan, India and Iceland. She has also worked on film, documentary and television productions. Mireya founded and manages the art festival Fresh Winds Art Festival, which takes place in Suðurnesjabær every other year, and was awarded the Lily of the Valley in 2018. Mireya was recently honored by the French Minister of Education with the highest French word in the field of art and literature, L'ordre des Arts et des Lettres.