Ayoo Africa 2020 Top Ten Awardee // Art
Shiri Achu is a Cameroonian artist. She was born in Cameroon, West Africa, and then moved to the United Kingdom as a child. She currently lives in Maryland.
She has been privileged to exhibit her paintings at The Cameroonian Embassy in Washington, D.C, and the BBC TV show “Show Me the Monet” after her painting “Rose” was shortlisted for the show in 2012, and in Cameroon and Jamaica.
Shiri’s more recent recognition comes from the US art critic, Lennox Campello, who included her work in the TOP 10 at the Artomatic art exhibition. In his write-up, he states, Shiri Achu’s art is “Powerful African Art in a marriage of contemporary skills with strong African imagery…” Lenny Campello