Born in the city of Nizhneudinsk in Irkutsk region in a family of railwaymen. Since 1972 till 1976 he studied at children's art school of P. A. Kazantsev. In 1977 he went to work in the Locomotive depot of station Nizhneudinsk VSZHD artist experimental brigade. From 1978 to 1982 he studied at the Irkutsk School of Arts in the Department "Artistic ceramics" S. I. Tavolzhanskiy, V. M. Agafonov, N..Rubtsova, G. V. Bogdanov. After graduating from College with the qualification "artist-master" and was distributed in the city of Irkutsk on the enterprise of National Art Crafts in the creative laboratory. Since 1985 - participant of the decorative section at the Union of artists of Russia Irkutsk. In 2000, he joined the Children's art school №1 teacher of sculpture. Since 2002, reviews the work of graduates of the faculty of Fine arts at IGTO. Many of the works of Mary Boguchwal are in private collections in Russia and abroad.