Raquel Cruz is a Honduran-American and was born in Madrid, Spain. When she was still a baby, her parents moved to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She lived in Honduras until she was 18 years and she moved to Los Angeles, California for college. There, Raquel studied Fine Arts with a concentration in Drawing and Painting at Biola University.
Currently, she lives in Seoul, South Korea with her cat Chilaquil where she has lived and worked as an English teacher, and soon, Art teacher for the past 3 years. When she is on vacation she enjoys visiting new countries around Asia. She loves learning more about a continent that has always interested her and whose culture shares many things with the Hispanic culture she grew up in. You can usually find her hunting down new restaurants, eating her way through a city or checking out new galleries and museum exhibits. She likes to draw what she sees or am experiences to have a better connection and remember things better. Currently, she is working on creating more art, building her art portfolio and becoming more fluent in Korean.