Paola Olivares is an artist, and owner of Art of PAO. She finished her studies at California State University Fullerton, and obtained a degree for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Entertainment Art/Animation in 2014.

Throughout the years, she has exhibited her works in competitions and galleries, which include UNESCO, Leanna Lin’s Wonderland, POPzilla, and FanAlley to name a few. In addition, she has participated in WonderCon since 2015. She has also received a scholarship award for Excellence in Drawing and Painting from the Peter and Masha Plotkin Memorial Foundation in 2011.

Though she is pursuing a career in animation, she also loves creating illustrations both in traditional and digital form that displays her artistic style, which is a combination of cute and animated.

Recently, she had her first solo art show “Lovelies” that was exhibited at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland from August 2017 to September 2017. Currently, she is working on new artworks for her upcoming projects as well as future conventions (including WonderCon, Comikaze and DesignerCon).