I Inspire Through My Arts

Mfikela Jean Samuel is A Multi-Award Winning Contemporary Painter of many pursuits. This Contemporary African Painter was born in the Village of Shisong - Kumbo in the grass fields of the North West Region of Cameroon in Central Africa.

This Contemporary Artist now resides permanently in North Wales in the United Kingdom. He has travelled for artistic exploits Across Europe and Africa and his paintings have been exhibited throughout the world in both public and private Galleries and other cultural events.

His primary medium is Acrylic on Canvas, but he occasionally works with Artist oil Colours.

Mfikela Samuel’s primary source of Inspiration comes from his African Cultural Heritage especially the ways of life of his lineage both past and present, his brush strokes, bold and vibrant colours depicts the vast richness of his diverse Cultural story. He also uses historical and contemporary themes where fact, imagination and illusions are brilliantly depicted.

His art can be dramatic, subtle, large or small but often captures simplicity and context thus reflecting a true Artistic insight. Mfikela Samuel considers himself as an African contemporary Artist (Painter) inspired by his African heritage.

He is visibly proud of his culture and ways of life of his roots. He sees and uses Visual Art as a means of communicating his experiences, thoughts, imaginations, regrets, wishes and dreams to the World.

Once he was asked, “why do you prefer to be seen as an African Contemporary Artist," he answered, ‘’Because I am just that’’

Added to his Artistic Creativity, Mfikela Jean Samuel is also a Philanthropist and a Talent Promoter who is passionate in particular to identify and promote Artistic skills in Young Africans as a means of Poverty reduction and Social Inclusion. His art work is highly sorted and priced dearly by art collectors and art lovers who have interest in African Art.