Martin Kamuyu was born in 1972 in Kiambu – Kenya. In August 1992 Shine Tani visited Kamuyu and he was impressed of Kamuyu’s work and encouraged him to continue. Moreover, he took Kamuyu with him for accommodation in his house whereby he was fully supported with painting materials, food and shelter. Later and until today Kamuyu lives and works on his own.
He has being doing research on art trying to search for his style of which he has got and satisfied, his works are more of impression of daily lives, culture and commentate of the same. He was once employed as a designer and painter in Product Design And Development Center which he later quit for his artwork. He has done a lot of local and international exhibitions. Kamuyu is exhibited widely in Kenya USA, Germany, Paraguay, among other places.