Sculptor Tauno Kangro was born on 25 May 1966 in Tallinn. Kangro began to study art already in his school days, at Kalju Reitel’s Sculpture Studio. In 1984, he graduated from Tallinn Secondary School No. 20, in 1993 from the Estonian National University of Art, majoring in sculpture.
Kangro’s distinctive sculptures have become the symbolic objects of a number of places in Estonia. He mostly uses bronze, granite and dolomite as the material. Kangro is best known for his monumental sculptures, many of which are displayed in various public spaces like in town squares, parks, and art collections in Germany, Denmark, France, Sweden, and Finland.