Alma Domínguez was born in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, where she lived most of her life. In 1994 she enrolled at the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua in the Institute of Fine Arts, where she got her BA in Music, but she also explored diverse disciplines such as visual and performing arts.
She is a psychologist with a Masters in Social Sciences, both of which strongly influenced her artwork. She uses diverse techniques: paper, canvas, metal and mixed media, but predominantly oils and acrylic. She has participated in many exhibitions in Mexico, USA, Spain, Italy, Nicaragua, Argentina, Santiago de Chile, and Russia. She resides in Cicero, IL. for 10 years now.