Maara Vint was born 1955 in Nõmme, Tallinn, in the family of scientist Endel Vint. She is the sister of Estonian famous artists Tõnis and Toomas Vint and has inherited her love for flowers from her mother Tamara.
Maara graduated from Nõmme Gymnasium and studied English philology at the University of Tartu. From 1973 to 1975, she worked at the History Museum, from 1975 to 1978 at the Tallinn National Central Archive, from then on she has been a freelance artist. She is the member of the Estonian Artists’ Union since 1989 and has performed at national exhibitions since 1972. The artist has had more than twenty personal exhibitions, she has presented a family exhibition in Finland and Novosibirsk and together with Mare Vint and Andres Tolts a joint exhibition in Brussels and Luxembourg. The artist cultivates religious art.
Maara Vint has written and illustrated the following children’s books: “Kiri,” “Magic Fan,” “The Sleep of Roses,” “The Noble Rose,” “The Rose Boy in the Weed Prisoner,” “The Flower Fairies of Our Home,” “Tutta’s Magic Pencil.” Maara has appeared in three personal exhibitions together with her husband. Villu Kase, and together they have completed three children’s coloring books: “Theo Boy Theo,” “Underwater Castle” and “Coffee Steamer and Tea Steamer,” “Snowflake and Ice Cone”, two books for adults: “White Hyacinth and Blue Hyacinth” and “Jewel of Hirvleoru. “
Maara Vint has also illustrated several books and magazines by other authors, made designs for audio records, postcards and bookplates. She does ink drawings, pastels, watercolours, acrylic and oil paintings. Maara lives with her translator and artist husband Villu Kase in Vääna-Jõesuu.