Lemek Tompoika is a visual artist from Nairobi, Kenya.
Born in 1988 in Kajiado County, Kenya. He attended a course in Art and Drawing at the then Creative Art College in Nairobi. Lemek also has a diploma in culinary arts from the Kenya Utalii College. He became a full-time artist when he joined Kuona Trust Centre for visual arts in 2013 as a pastelliste. He has participated in several group Exhibitions in Nairobi; at Shifteye Gallery, in the annual Manjano Competition and in the Kenya Art Fair. He’s also conducted workshops in pastel and figure drawing at Kuona Trust.
Through experimentation of the human figure in his work, Lemek explores humanity by questioning the society; its religions, cultures and traditions.