Leo Kogan was born in 1974. He first studied graphic design at RIT (Rochester, NY) and then at the Cooper Union (New York City) where he began painting full-time. Having acquired his BFA from the Cooper Union in 1997, Kogan continued his studies at De Ateliers in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Since then Leo Kogan has made Amsterdam his base. He has held a number of solo and group exhibitions and his works are in private and public collections in Europe, USA, South America, Australia, South Africa, South Korea and Japan.