Olga Sinclair was born in the city of Panama in 1957 and at the age of 14 participated for the first time in a collective exhibition amongst professional painters. She started painting's studies with her father, the painter Alfredo Sinclair and went in 1976 to the Academy of Applied Arts in Madrid, Spain. There she took also during three years classic art drawing lessons at the Arjona Studio. Back in Panama she obtained her BA-degree in Interior Design in 1984. At the same time she took engraving lessons in Giangranddi studio. Then she continued her studies in London for another two years. In 1997 the B'nai B'rtih Irving Zapp of Panama gave her the B'nai B'rtih reward for personality of the year. In the same way she received from the Intellectual Group of Women of Panama CIMIP the Intellectual Orchid in 1999.