She was born in the suburban village of Tel Aviv, which was inhabited by victims of the Holocaust. The girl always heard stories about the horrors of the World War II. Kukula herself agrees that this had an impact on her work.
For the art education Kukula chose Shenkar-Vital academy in Ramat Gan. She got a bachelor’s degree in 2003 and moved permanently to San Francisco, where she lives and works to this day. In this pictures are always feminine doll figures surrounded sometimes by specific objects, and other times by unclear and rather symbolic objects with some subtext. Kukula very originally combined classical European art forms with modern pop art.