Catalina was born in Bogota, Colombia in 1986. She has a BA in Graphic Design from the Accademia di Comunicazione (Milano Italy) and a MA in Children's Book Illustration from Cambridge School of Arts, ARU (Cambridge, UK).
Catalina likes to write and illustrate her own stories. She is currently working on picturebooks with both Random House Publishers and Bloomsbury Press. Her First book Lion and Mouse will be coming out in April 2013. She also works as a freelance for various clients such as the Consulate of Colombia in London.
Her work has been selected to feature in the The Best of British Illustration Catalogue 2012 published by the AOI (Association of Illustrators).
Catalina currently lives in London with her husband William.