Born in Riga, Latvia in 1982, Diana Boitmane-Liepina has studied stage design, graphic art, and ceramics. She received her BA in ceramics and her MA in graphic art at the Art Academy of Latvia. Boitmane-Liepina's ceramic work employs minimalist aesthetics and conceptual approaches to the material. In addition to her ceramic sculptures, and under the business name of Malka Porcelain, she creates custom figurines, brooches, and graphic artworks. Boitmane-Liepina currently lives and works in Vienna, Austria.