Originally from San Jose, California, Gaby attended the Cleveland Institute of Art in Ohio where they received their B.F.A. in BioMedical Art with a minor in Graphic Design (2017).
Now based in North Carolina, they have worked as a UX UI Designer for a number of technology start-ups in the sciences, healthcare, and textile spaces. Currently Gaby is UX UI Designer for IBM, working on internal software and incubators projects. Gaby also works as a freelance designer and illustrator focused on branding and consulting on UX UI. In 2019 Gaby founded Hocus Pocus Portraits, creating highly realistic pet portraits using colored pencils where their work has been recognized and featured by Prismacolor colored pencils.