Andrew Oko is a curator, educator, administrator, and historian of Canadian art. He holds a Bachelors degree in English Literature from the University of Calgary, and a Masters degree in the History of Art from the University of Toronto. From 1972 to 1977, Oko worked as curatorial assistant and later as assistant curator at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary. He continued his professional career in central Canada, where he worked as curator of the Art Gallery of Hamilton. In 1986, he moved to Regina, where until 1996 he was director of the MacKenzie Art Gallery. Currently Oko lives and works in Calgary as an independent curator, and as an instructor in art history on contract at the Alberta College of Art and Design.
In addition to numerous art catalogues, Oko has written Country Pleasures: The Angling Art of Jack Cowin (Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1984) and Jan Gerrit Wyers 1888-1973 (Regina; MacKenzie Art Gallery, 1989).