Hernan Paganini was born in Zárate, Buenos Aires, Argentina on January 23 of 1982; currently lives and works in Seattle, WA, USA.
In 2000 he began his studies focused in Graphic Design at the Buenos Aires University; while still was a student he was summoned to teach a class in Morphology alongside Enrique Longinotti at the Buenos Aires University in 2003, where he developed professionally as a teacher for seven years.
Interested in search other applications of his work he completed the Antiproyecto workshop dictated by Diego Bianchi at Di Tella University in 2009 and the Concept Clinics by Daniel Joglar and Erika Escoda this same year.
One year after he was selected to take part of the Artist Program in the Torcuato Di Tella University coordinate by Pablo Siquier and Leopoldo Estol (2010/11).
2012/18. Inspired in the relation between art, education, culture and the application of this tools in the society he created a Nomadic School Workshop Project called VIAJE EN BARCO; this project has been applied for kids and adults, in several countries of Latin America, North America and Europe.
In 2014 he was selected to make the National Arts Found Scholarship (CONTI Grant) created by the Government of Buenos Aires having clinics with the artists Eduardo Basualdo, Silvia Gurfein and Veronica Gomez.
He was selected to participate in several residences like El Ranchito, Matadero, Madrid, Spain (2015); Kiosko Gallery, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia (2016) the Artist Residence Program of Facebook (2017) and The South Biennale (2018)
He moved to the USA at the end of 2017 where he currently lives and works. By means of his ongoing project Retrato del Mundo, he was selected by 4CULTURE to be the Artist in Residence for one year working inside King County Government Department, Seattle WA during 2018/19; and additionally was selected by the City of Seattle to be the Artist In Residence at the Recology Program during 2019.
Simultaneously he has been named by the WASHINGTON STATE ARTS COMMISSION to be part of the Public Artist Roster between 2018/21 and also by the city of PALO ALTO, California to be part of the Public Art Program between 2018/20.