Laila Ekboir grew up in the United States, Mexico, and Argentina, where she currently resides. As a multicultural artist, identity, home, and cultural expressions are recurrent themes in her work. Animals and nature also inspire her work. She likes to experiment with various materials and color palettes, exploring with texture and shape. Laila is passionate about literature and believes in the power of storytelling. Her work was selected in the 9th Iberoamérica Ilustra Catalogue, and the 2019 CICLA Original Illustration Exhibition. She is a member of the illustration collective, Liquen Ilustración.