Hillary Emetuche


Hillary Emetuche, 2022


Emetuche, Hillary Tochukwu (1995) is a self-taught contemporary hyperrealistic artist who was born in Enugu, lives and studies in London. He has explored and still exploring the techniques of drawing realistically with charcoal and graphite in which he painstakingly try out new methods, new mediums, long perceived ulterior motives that in turn will be expressed into hyperrealistic drawings. He spends hundreds of hours on his works making them look real like photographs. This has brought him recognition both locally and internationally.

He has a Bachelor of Engineering on Civil Engineering but passion and creativity has led him into the self-teaching spree of mastering the skills and in-depth meaning of art. He has exhibited at exhibitions such as Coal City Art Exhibition as well as other online exhibitions. He has also featured on various interviews by news media including that of the British Broadcasting Cooperation, BBC and The Spark as well as others.