Mary-Ann Kokoska was born in Toronto, Canada. Her education includes an MFA from Concordia University in Montreal, a BFA from Queen's University in Kingston, as well as an Advanced Certificate from the St. Martin's School of Art in London, England.
She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally in commercial and public galleries, and alternative artist-run centers. Some of these cities include: Toronto, Montreal, New York City, Denver, London (England), Swansea (Wales), Prague (Czech Republic), Lecce (Italy) and Pont-Aven (France). Her work can be found in corporate, private and public museum collections.
Ms. Kokoska is also the recipient of awards from the Canada Council, The Ontario Arts Council and Colorado State University where she is currently Associate Professor in Drawing.