Mari Koort was born in 1962 and raised
in the city of Uppsala, Sweden. Mari
started her carreer as legal expert and
worked a few years at a lawyers office in
Stockholm. Mari gradually changed course
during the 1990’ies and retrained herself
to an artist in painting and sculpture. Her
family origins from both Sweden and
Estonia. Mari’s grandfather, Jaan
of Estonia’s most eminent
Sculptor has of course influenced her work of creation. Today
Mari is active in painting (mainly oil), sculpture (clay, plaster,
concrete) as well as photographing.
Combined with her artistic work she is also working with stage
design in Film- and TV productions.