Irene Flores is an illustrator, occasional author, karaoke aficionado, and full-time coffee drinker. Growing up in the Philippines, she was heavily influenced by both Japanese animation and American comics. She currently lives and works in San Luis Obispo, CA, and her goals for the future include creating another graphic novel and eating a Monte Cristo sandwich.
She is best known for illustrating and co-writing the Fashion Art School series published by Impact Books. The series includes the best-selling Shojo Fashion Manga Art School, Shojo Fashion Manga Art School: Year 2, Shojo Fashion Manga Art School: BOYS, and the newest addition to the series, Sci-Fi Fashion Art School.
Her other work includes Mark of the Succubus, a three volume graphic novel series published by Tokyopop, as well as projects for Wildstorm, Marvel, BOOM! Studios, and F+W Publications.