Arounna Khounnoraj received her art education from The Ontario College of Art, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and an MFA from University of Waterloo. She is the recipient of numerous awards and has exhibited her work in solo and group shows across North America and Europe. Her textile and sculpture work is included in both public and private collections. She currently resides in Toronto and runs her design business bookhou with her husband John Booth and their children Lliam and Piper.
bookhou is a multidisciplinary studio (textile, wood, letterpress, art) that emphasizes handmade and small production pieces made from natural materials. bookhou was cofounded by John Booth and Arounna Khounnoraj in 2002 as a means to showcase their individual and collaborative work. In 2008 boohkou opened a bricks and mortar retail shop, gallery and studio/workshop space in downtown Toronto.