Ekaterina Sheath is a freelance illustrator based in Leeds. Through community engagement, on-location drawing and research, she shares hidden stories and transforms local spaces into cultural assets. A core value is representation: celebrating diversity and equality. Working with social organisations she brings engaging and educational illustrations to communities.


Leeds City Council

Wakefield Council

Historic England

Canal & River Trust

Leeds BID

Leeds City Centre Management

Trinity Shopping Centre

Victoria Gate & Victoria Quarter

Kiezfonds Lichtenberg, Berlin (local government body)

Awards & Accolades

Featured in Creative Boom - 20 of the Most Exciting Illustrators to Follow in 2022

World Illustration Awards 2021 - Shortlisted - Site Specific Category

Featured in Association of Illustrators - 10 UK Illustration Graduates to Watch in 2021

Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Yorkshire Graduate Award 2021 - Shortlisted

BA Illustration Graduate from Leeds Arts University