Svіtlana Leontieva is a physicist by her first higher education. She has also graduated from Kiev University of Theater, Film and Television. She is a professional TV journalist with 25 years of working experience on TV channels: Yutar, Inter, First National. She is a honored Journalist of Ukraine.
She started to work with painting in 2015, in connection with the organization of a charity auction. Svitlana creates oil paintings on canvas, mainly in the genres: landscape, urban and seascape.
She studied also an art history and theory. She was admitted to the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.
She was awarded the state order “For Merits” of the III degree.
She won a Prize “Person of the Year Award” in 2011.
She has participated in the solo and group exhibitions at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, the Chocolate House, the Koleso Theater on St. Andrew’s Descent, the Hetmanate Museum, the Gamma Gallery, as well as in some exhibitions in Greece, UAE and Italy.
Svitlana’s works adorn the collections of different countries of the world.