Paula Linares was born in San Felipe del progreso, Toluca, Estado de Mexico in January 25, 1951. She lived in her hometown until his father died. She didn't want to be like all women were in that place (all of them had to cook, to wash dishes, cleaning and all that house stuff). She wanted to be diferent, so one day she picked up all her stuff and she went to the city (Mexico D.F.) in order to get a job and to earn money. She lived with some relatives in Mexico, D.F. Then she could get a job as a seamstress in a factory. They lived near "Mercado Sonora" (Sonora Market, a very popular and important market in mexico city). She met Miguel Linares, who was her neighbor, and they got married and had three kids: Ricardo, Blanca and Elsa Linares.
Paula learned Miguel's art, since that time, Paula has worked with her housband, but she gets her own orders because she invented a diferent kind of "Piñata" called "Calabaza" (pumkin) for the day of the deads celebration. She makes her own pieces of art, she is specialist on making "Frida Khalo" calveras (Frida Khalo who was the most famous mexican woman painter). She got a diferent style and she has won prizes of art in Mexico and USA. She has traveled with her husband and by herself as well.