Paloma King worked in the fashion industry in London, Paris, New York and Florence. Inspired by the art galleries of the world, she returned to Belfast and studied painting at university where she obtained a BA Fine Art (Hons). While at university she won a national award for portraiture and was selected to show her work in a private exhibition for President Clinton.
She has exhibited extensively throughout Ireland and has had one man shows in London and Dublin. She has had works in the Royal Ulster Academy and in the Royal Hibernian Academy. Her work has been placed in many private collections and are in public collections including NIE, AIB and The Office of Public Works.