Katerina Tsiledaki was born on 1975 in Athens, Greece. She began experimenting with painting from the early age of 15. She studied graphic design at Vakalo School in Athens and she continued her studies in England with an M.A course in visual communication at the Kent Institute of Art & Design. Her stay in England, gave her strong stimulus that defined her artistic expression. She returned to Athens on 2000 and started working as a video editor. On 2001 she contributed to the 1st retrospective exhibition of the artists Gilbert & George with a video short that presented an animated version of their work.