Originally from Mexico City, via California, and South Carolina, Paulina has been immersed in the fields of art and graphic design for over 15 years. She received a B.F.A. from the Academy of Art University and the University of San Francisco in 1999. More recently, in October of 2017, she earned an M.F.A. from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is an adjunct professor at Colorado Mountain College (CMC) and an exhibiting parter at Pine Moon Fine Arts Gallery. Paulina lives in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where she enjoys the mountains with her husband and two boys.