Oronti was born in Limassol. She studied interior design in Athens and graphic art at the Exeter College of Art and Design in England. She attended her Masters Courses at Pittsburgh University with scholarship. Her experience with children as an art educator gave her the motivation to start writing and illustrating books for children. She has presented her work in solo and group exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad: Athens, Mexico, France, the Soviet Union, India, Egypt, The Hague, Kuwait etc.
Dora Oronti, From the series of works entitled "Tales of Hoffman", 1999, Acrylic on canvas, 130 x 100 cm