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 (www.brushtu.co.ke), 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.