Paulina Garcés Reid got her start creating visual art in her hometown 
of Quito, Ecuador where she studied graphic design at the Instituto Latinoamericano de Diseño and painting with the famed Antonio Arias.  
She completed her studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY with honors.  

As a graphics editor at the Ithaca Journal Rochester Democrat & Chronicle she won several awards for infographics and illustrations. 

Currently, Paulina is based in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, where she runs her own graphic design studio.  Her clients include local colleges, non-for-profits, print publications and small businesses.  
She specializes in Editorial design, Branding, Packaging, Print Advertising, Illustration and Web design.  

Paulina is a proud member of the AIGA, the Yates County Chamber of Commerce and the Finger Lakes chapter of the Women for Wine Sense.  She also loves to give back to her community as a member of many committees and boards.  

She's looking to connect with Finger Lakes businesses that are looking 
to grow or create new brands!