Ekaterina Leiva was born in Voronezh, Russia. Ekaterina works predominantly in the medium of sculpture. She graduated with Bachelor of Arts from Hunter College, NYC in 2013 and received a Kossak Fellowship during her study. She was selected to participate in the New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Program. Ekaterina has exhibited her works in New York City. She currently lives and works in Queens, NY.