Samuel Githui studied painting at the Creative Arts Centre Nairobi, in the 1990s.

Since then he has worked and exhibited consistently in Kenya and internationally and is well known for his figurative paintings that depict day to day life expressed with great technical skill. Githui has also experimented with other mediums such as drawing, installation, video & animation and has made work in collaboration with many artists. He has exhibited widely throughout East Africa as well as in Germany and Italy, and is represented in both private and public collections.