Ayogu Kingsley is a Nigerian artist born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1994. Kingsley developed an interest and showed early aptitude for art from a young age. He began painting at eight years old and gained statewide recognition creating works for local politicians throughout specialised secondary school where he gained his Trade Test in Painting and Decorating. He studied in Enugu State College of Education where he gained a National Certificate in Education in Fine and Applied Art Education in 2017. He moved to Lagos to begin his professional art career later that year. Kingsley, who traditionally oil on canvas, has gained a large social recognition since the start of his career for his hyperrealist prowess, a technique which he continues to utilise in his most recent body of work.