Chriza Micah Paulah: How family rejection inspired Kenyan artist to build global brand

 Chriza Micah Paulah: How family rejection inspired Kenyan artist to build global brand

In a journey marked by familial skepticism and personal determination, the story of Chriza Micah Paulah Art emerges as a testament to resilience and unwavering passion.

Despite facing initial resistance from parents, the budding artist embarked on a quest to not only prove their artistic prowess but to ascend to unparalleled heights in the world of creativity. 

Join us as we delve into the extraordinary story of an individual who dared to defy the odds and carve out a name for himself in the realm of artistry. Tell us about yourself and what you do. 

My name is Chris Michah Paulah. I’m 20 years old and I’m an artist from Kenya but they call me ‘Nigerian boy’ because of my looks. I started my artwork when I was a child. I didn’t learn from anyone, it was a gift. How is it like being an artist in Kenya?

It has been the best journey in Kenya in my talent, because my fans and so many people recognize me, not only in Kenya But worldwide. What motivated you to take this path?

It’s just my talent, nothing like motivation, just believing in God and trusting the process. When I was young I knew I could do art because I used to draw cartoons then time goes I realized that I was an artist Tell us what it was like when growing in the craft i.e. when you were trying to do the craft right and stand out.

When I was growing up there were a few problems because my parents sometimes didn’t support me. So I tried to show that I am an artist. Not even an artist but the best artist. So, what will you say has been your biggest achievement? businesses? 

First, art is my life, meaning art is what I do for a living and I will keep doing it until the end of my life. What have been your major challenges? 

In every work there must be challenges,  the material they are high, then you draw someone sometimes they don’t respond and appreciate but am strong l’ll keep doing it. 

Read more of our interview: What is your long-term plan?

I just wanna be the best artist in Kenya and worldwide because I know God will be there for me and I do trust him. Did you have a brand?

Yeah, I have a brand named ‘Chriza Micah Paulah Art’. This is a big brand and many people trust it. How many workers/apprentices do you have under you?

I have so many workers but they don’t draw others who know the path of shading… Framing, delivering, posting, and ma. more. Tell us about your educational background

My education is just a form four level cause here in Kenya we study in 8-4-4, grade 1 to standard 8 then you join the secondary school from form one to form four, after I finish my secondary education don’t join any just continue my talent as an artist.

Chriza Micah Paulah Art stands as a beacon of dedication and faith, embodying the essence of artistic fervor. With an unwavering commitment to their craft, they have transformed challenges into stepping stones, propelled by a vision to become the epitome of artistic excellence, not just in Kenya but on a global scale. 

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