Thuku was born in 1985 in Nakuru, Kenya.

A recipient of the Langalanga Scholarship Fund (a U.K based Charity Organisation that supports the education of young bright and needy Kenyan kids), he is a Diploma graduate from the BuruBuru Institute of Fine Arts in Nairobi.

In 2013 he co-founded Brush-Tu Art Studio (, a creative arts collective providing artists with studio space and collaborative exchange.

He has exhibited extensively in Nairobi, and recently participated in international Art Fairs including 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Young International Art Fair, Drawing Now Paris and Also Known As Africa Art Fair(AKAA).

Thuku lives in Nairobi, and works from his studio in Kobo Trust.

David Thuku | Kenya

Selected Works

Participating Exhibitions

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