Taina Kokkonen was born in Kajaani, Finland, in 1960. She finished Kankaanpää Art School in 1983. She holds MA degree in Art History from the University of Jyväskyla 1992. Member of the Association of Finnish Printmakers, the Helsinki Artists Association and the Kajaani Artists Association. Since 1988 Taina Kokkonen had several solo exhibitions. She has also presented her work at numerous Finnish and international group exhibitions. Her works are to find in various public and private collections.