Bokang Mankoe was born 1992 in Tembisa, Johannesburg. He studied printmaker at Artist Proof Studio. He was part of a collaborative exhibition facilitated by Frieda Groffy a visiting poet from Belgium in 2013 during his 1st year at Artist Proof Studio. In the same year, his worked on a collaborative piece which was selected for Thami Mnyele Art on Paper Merit award.
Mankoe graduated and exhibited at Artist Proof Studio in 2015 and was one of the top 30 finalist in the SA taxi art award (2016). He is also was a top 100 finalist in Thami Mnyele Art Competition in 2016 & 2018.
Mankoe featured in the Fresh Produce Mentorship program which exhibited his work at Turbine Art Fair. He was part of the Strauss and Co. exhibition which was organised by Artist Proof Studio. In 2017 he worked as an assistant printmaking on the William Kentridge Houses project which were Marcus Aurelius, Garibaldi, the triumph of Bacchus, the Skeleton Horse and Refugees respectively. Mankoe is currently working at APS as an assistant printer in Pro-Shop.