David Thuku was born in 1985 in Nakuru, Kenya. He was a recipient of the Langalanga Scholarship Fund and a graduate from the BuruBuru Institute of Fine Arts in Nairobi. Thuku has exhibited extensively in Nairobi, as well as internationally, including at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Young International Art Fair, Drawing Now Paris, and Also Known As Africa Art Fair (AKAA). In 2013, he co-founded Brush-Tu Art Studio (www.brushtu.co.ke), a creative arts collective providing artists with studio spaces and collaborative exchange. He lives in Nairobi and works from his studio in Kobo Trust.