Powerpaola is a nomadic artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She was born in Quito, Ecuador in1977 and has lived in Colombia, France, Australia and Argentina. She has participated in residencies at La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris; Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney. She was awarded the project “En Vitrina” at Sin Lugar a Dudas, Cali. For 14 days she was in a glass box drawing what she saw outside. She is the author of books like Virus Tropical, La Madremonte (written by Enrique Lozano) Por Dentro / Inside, Diario de Powerpaola, Costuras (written by Alejandro Martín), and  Sandiliche (written by Ronaldo Bressane). She currently lives and works Buenos Aires, Argentina.