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Epp Maria Kokamägi was born on January 28, 1959 in Tallinn, Estonia. In 1983 she graduated from Estonian State Art Institute department of painting. Since 1984 she has been a member of Estonian Artists' Association. In 2008 she opened her own gallery, Epp Maria Gallery, where her paintings and works of other member of the family are exhibited.

Epp Maria Kokamägi's main creative fields are oil painting, aquarelle, book illustration, theatre and cinema decoration.

Epp Maria Kokamägi is the daughter of Imbi Lind and Luulik Kokamägi, and the wife of Jaak Arro. Children Liisu Arro, Anni Arro, Johannes Arro.

Below an overview of her works and exhibitions.

Solo Exhibitions:

On 23. feb 2017 was Epp Maria Kokamägi hand over a decoration White Star by Madame president of Estonia.
2016 May-August exhibition "Garden Dreams" in Epp Maria Gallery
2015 Summer exhibition "A cup of tea in the garden" in Ammende villa
2015 Exhibition “Mermaid“ at Epp Maria’s Gallery in Haapsalu
2015 Exhibition "Paintings of the summer" at Tõstamaa manor
2015 "Large paintings" in Haapsalu Neurological Rehabilitation Centre
2015 "Landscapes with angels“ in Viimsi Church
2015 "Golden Paintings" at Coastal Folk Museum
2014 Summer exhibition in Ammende Villa
2014 Review of exhibitions at Tõstamaa manor
2014 Exhibition "Through the Flowers" at Epp Maria’s Gallery in Haapsalu
2013 Summer exhibition in Ammende Villa in Pärnu
2013 Summer exhibition at Tõstamaa manor
2013 Retrospective exhibition at Roosna-Alliku Manor
2013 Exhibition "Heritage" at Sur La Montagne Gallery in Berlin - three generations of artists (Imbi Lind and Epp Maria Kokamägi’s paintings and Liisu Arro’s ceramics)
2012 Exhibiton "Precious Stones and Angels" at Epp Maria Gallery in Haapsalu
2012 Exhibition "Angels and Landscapes" in Gallery Berner in Turku, Finland. Exhibition opened by Minister J. Aaviksoo
2012 - 2013 Exhibition tour in Italy "Il Tempo Degli Angeli"
2011 Exhibiton "Precious Stones" at Epp Maria Gallery in Haapsalu
2010 summer „A Prayer for the Field" oil paintings in Epp Maria Gallery
2010 spring „The Time of the Fairies" oil paintings in Epp Maria Gallery, Haapsalu
2009/10 „Winter Fairy-Tale" oil paintings in Epp Maria Gallery, Haapsalu
2009 „Kingdom II" oil paintings in Ammende Villa, Pärnu
2009 „Kingdom I" jubileum exhibition in Epp Maria Gallery, Haapsalu
2008 opened her own gallery Epp Maria Gallery and since then has constatnly exhibited her work and exhibitions there
2008 „Circus Came to Town" oil paintings in Ammende Villa, Pärnuand in Epp Maria Gallery
2007 „Summer Painting" oil paintings in Ammende Villa, Pärnu 
2006 „The Garden of White Birds II“ oil paintings in Tõstamaa Manor House
2006 „The Garden of White Birds “ oil paintings in Ammende Villa in Pärnu, Estonia
2006 „Big Pictures“ oil paintings in Studio Lingua in Tartu, Estonia 
2006 „A Cup of Coffee“ paintings in Cafe Delicia in Tallinn, Estonia
2005 „Pleasures“ oil paintings in Ammende Villa in Pärnus, Estonia
2005 „Pleasures II“ oil paintings in Tõstamaa Manor House, Estonia
2005 „Face of an Angel“ oil paintings in Saaremaa Art Studio, Estonia
2005 „Chocolate“ oil paintings in Status Club in Tallinn, Estonia
2005 „Big Pictures“ paintings in Elva Town Hall, Estonia
2005 „Angels“ paintings in Crossman interior design salon in Tallinn, Estonia
2004 Oil paintings in Tartu College in Pärnu, Estonia
2004 "Summer Pictures II" oil paintings in Tõstamaa Manor House, Estonia
2004 "Rainy Summer Pictures" oil paintings in Haapsalu Kalda Gallery, Estonia
2004 "Pink Summer Pictures" oil paintings in Saaremaa Art Studio, Estonia
2004 "My Angels II" oil paintings in Tartu Obu Gallery, Estonia
2004 "Dream Landscapes" oil paintings in Ammende Villa, Pärnu, Estonia
2004 "Christmas Paintings" oil paintings in Kivi SPA, Estonia
2004 "Blue Forest" oil paintings in Status Club, Estonia
2004 "Angels and Trees" oil paintings in Studio Lingua, Tartu, Estonia
2004 "An Angel Landed onto the Landscape" oil paintings in the Estonian Embassy in Paris. The exhibition was opened by Estonian Prime Minister Mr. J. Parts.
2003 "Women and Angels" oil paintings in Saarema Art Studio, Estonia
2003 "My Angels" oil paintings in Prague gallery de.fakto. The exhibition was opened by Estonian Minister of Culture Mr. U. Paet and Czech Minister of Culture Mr. P. Dostal.
2003 "Listening to Music" oil paintings in "Estonia" Concert Hall, Estonia
2003 "Brushes and Paintings" oil paintings in the German Institute of Culture, Tartu, Estonia
2003 "Angels and Snow" oil paintings in Status Club, Estonia
2003 "Angels and Flowers" oil paintings in Valga Cultural Centre, Estonia
2002 Watercolour painings in Haapsalu Dome Church, Estonia
2002 "Winter Scenes" oil paintings in Jäneda Manor House, Estonia
2002 "The Flowery Dress" Vanalinnstuudio Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 "Summer Pictures" Ammende Villa, Pärnu, Estonia
2002 "Snow Fairies" watercolour paintings in Tõrva Cultural Centre, Estonia
2002 "My Valentine" Ühispank Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 "Let there be Wind, Light and Rain" oil paintings in Pärnu theatre Endla, Estonia
2002 "Let there be Light" oil paintings in SAS Radisson hotel, Estonia
2000 Põltsamaa Cultural Centre, Estonia
2000 Kastellan House, Tallinn, Estonia
2000 Emer Gallery, Belfast, Ireland
1999 Pärnu Town Gallery, Valga Museum, Estonia
1998 Kuressaare Town Hall, Haapsalu Cultural Centre, Estonia
1995 Gallery Tokko & Arrak, Tallinn, Estonia
1995 Estonian Embassy in Germany, Bonn
1995 Chaplin Center, Pärnu, Estonia
1993 Turku Cultural Center, Finland
1993 Gallery Sammas, Tallinn, Estonia
1993 Gallery Orpheus, Eskilstuna, Sweden
1993 Estonian Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden
1992 Sinimandria Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
1991 Gallery U22, Stockholm, Sweden
1991 Gallery Kransen, Uppsala, Sweden
1990 Gallery Vaal, Tallinn, Estonia
1985 Draakon Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1984 A. H. Tammsaare Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
1980 TA Library, Tallinn, Estonia

Group Exhibitions:
2003 Oil painting exhibition with Jaak Arro in Albu manor house, Estonia
2003 Oil painting exhibition with Jaak Arro in "Estonia" Concert Hall, Estionia
2003 "Mirror Images" oil painting exhibition with Jaak Arro in Ammende Villa, Pärnu, Estonia
1996 "Blended", Latvian Museum of Foreign Art, Riga, Latvia
1995 "Romantik des Nordens", Greiffenhorsti Castle, Krefeld, Germany
1992 Tartu Art Museum (with Jaak Arro), Estonia
1992 "Kunst Baltikumist", Herning Art Museum and Sollerod Museum, Denmark
1989 "Võimas Rühm", Tallinn Art House, Estonia
1989 "Estonia Now", Gallery Person's & Lindell, Helsinki, Finland

Awards:
2010 Coat of Arms of Haapsalu
1992 Medal of Forseilius Society for “Meie Aabits ja lugemik” book illustration
1992 Medal of Estonian Educational Ministry for “Meie Aabits ja lugemik” book illustration
1992 Annual prize of Estonian Cultural Fond for “Meie Aabits ja lugemik” book illustration
1992 Annual prize of “Rahva Hääl” newspaper for “Meie Aabits ja lugemik” book illustration
1988 Medal of IV Baltic Young Artist triennial, Vilnius, Lithuania
1988 Medal of Baltic aquarelle triennial, Riga, Latvia

Works in collections:
Estonian Art Museum
Art House of Tallinn, Estonia
Art Museum of Tartu, Estonia
Tretjakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia
Private collections in Estonia and abroad