Syrena is an illustrator with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the Ringling College of Art. She has had her work published in gaming books, children's books, and comic books, as well as on t-shirts and on other merchandise. She is a Veteran of the US Army, who worked in South Korea. As a CBRN Specialist, her job was to train soldiers to survive in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear environments.
She was born in California but loves East Texas and made it her home. Syrena also likes to write and has one published novel and another in the works. She lives with her wonderful husband of 15 years Stephen, their son Caedryn, and their mini-zoo of two cats, a German Shepherd mix, and a cockatiel.