Karina Pérez Aragón was born in Argentina. She completed her Bachelors degree in Fine Arts at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in 1989. In 1990 she began her studies at the Facultad de Bellas Artes of S. M. de Tucuman. National University, graduating in 1995 with a Masters of Fine Arts emphasizing Studio Painting.
In 1995 Pérez Aragón moved to Austria receiving her Kunst Magister diploma with emphasis on Studio Painting and Graphic Art from the Bildende Kunst University in 1997. She stayed in Salzburg for seven years where she presented her work in numerous solo shows and group projects