Catalina León was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1981.

She is a visual artist and a cultural manager. She stared her artistic training in 1998 attending various workshops and, after moving simultaneously among other studies, in 2001 decides to devote herselfmainly to visual arts. Around those years she studies with artist Mariana López, whom she considers essential to hertraining, and between 2003 and 2005 participates of the Kuitca Scholarship Programme / Rojas UBA.

Her first solo exhibition, Convertidas en perlas tus lágrimas brotan del mar, took place at Alberto Sendrós Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, in 2004. Followed by Cruz Imaginal, Daniel Abate Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, 2008, after winning in 2007 First Prize of the arteBA / Petrobrás Award with her work Patio ó pintura para piso y plantas; Muda, Alberto Sendrós Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, 2011 And El sacrificio Inútil, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires.

Since 2005 her works participate in numerous group exhibitions, such as J'enRêve, Fondation Cartierpourl’ArtContemporain, Paris, 2005; Rendez-Vous 2008, Museéd’ArtContemporain, Lyon, 2008; ¿Por qué pintura? Fondo Nacional de las Artes, Buenos Aires, 2009; Escuelismo,90’s Argentine Art, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires-Fundación Costantini, 2009;Mientras sea posible, Casa de America, Madrid, 2010;PintorAs, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rosario MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art Saltaand Museum Caraffa, Córdoba, 2010; Palmario, D21 Art Gallery, Santiago de Chile, 2011; Arte Argentino Actual en la colección del Malba. Works 1989-2010, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires-Fundación Costantini, Buenos Aires, 2011; Latest TrendsII, Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art, 2012; Braque Award, Tres de Febrero National University, Province of Buenos Aires, 2013. Naturaleza, refugio y recurso de hombre, CCK Buenos Aires 2017. Hogar Dulce Hogar, Tres de Febrero National University, Province of Buenos Aires, 2018.

Currently she is working on Lluvia, astrología impredictiva, [Rain, Non-Predictive Astrology] a participative project devised to rethink, through art, the traditional imaginaries of astrology and its practical use in daily life. On the way, the actions that make up Lluvia will adapt to the places and possibilities that arise.

She is cofounder and director of Vergel, an NGO that since 2010 has worked to connect art, health, and education. vergelarte.org