Paloma Hernando is from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was raised in Boulder, Colorado. She graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017 and received a BFA in Illustration. Paloma has focused her time in school on narrative work and small press publishing.

 In 2015 she founded Dandelion Wine Collective, an indie small press, With Bekky Shin. Paloma  and Bekky were selected as one of the winners of the MICAprenuership UP/Start Business Grant competition, and were awarded $25,000 in for their publishing company Dandelion Wine Collective. They were also the recipient of the People's Choice Award at the Pop-up and Pitch event in February 2017.

Paloma loves podcasts and cooking, and has a gift with arcade claw machines.

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