Born and raised in Kenya, Wambui has been developing artwork around the themes of colonialism, identity and independence in Africa. Originally a painter, Wambui now expresses her work through installation.

Wambui holds an MSc. in African Studies with a focus on Kenyan History from the University of Oxford. She lives and works in Nairobi.

Wambui Kamiru Collymore is the founder of The Art Space, an online art  gallery.