Ivette Garcia-Gonzalez received her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She focused on developing her painting, drawing, and printmaking skills. She also studied in France through a study abroad program and volunteered in Thailand to teach children English. Ivette has a love for learning and experiencing new things. She speaks three languages, loves art, and is currently continuing her education as a graduate student at San Jose State University. Now, she is studying library and information science to become a children's librarian.