Shiri Achu; the vivacious, colourful, bold, young woman was born in Cameroon, West Africa. She and her family immigrated to London, where she lived for many years. Today, she has studios in the UK, the USA and in Cameroon.
She picked up her first paint brush at a tender age of 9, experimenting with several mediums including oils, acrylics, water colour, mix media etc. Today, her chosen preferred mediums are acrylics and oils.
Shiri Achu’s Art comes from everyday, unsurprising yet unexpectedly vivid moments, times, places and objects. She seeks to capture the spirit of her subjects and make them come alive through form, colour, texture and tone. She draws insight from her travels but in general her inspiration is very broad; from natural