Leonardo Mesquita was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1966.

In his early years, Leonardo starts expressing throughout caricature and illustration, making publications in newspapers and humor magazines.

Simultaneously with self-taught formation, he finds a path of expression in the field of plastic arts, and then studies with his teacher Clever Lara.

He begins to exhibit his works in 1991, being selected and distinguished in several opportunities.

From the year 2014 the construction of objects, sculptures, and the use of new materials together with new conditions, transformed his creative act into a playful process above all.

From the year 2015 he began to sign his works as Leo Blue.