| María Elena Palomo graduated from the Carlos Alberto Imery School of Applied Arts, in the specialty of Graphic Design at the Dr. José Matías Delgado University, in 1982. She was an outstanding student, for which she received different awards. In 1992 she devoted herself entirely to painting to meet her own thirst for plastic creation. She participated in various exhibitions held in galleries and cultural centers, and in 1996 she won the Young Talent of the Year award. She has exhibited in Honduras, Italy, the United States and Taiwan, and in different individual and collective exhibitions in El Salvador.