Chuks E.Okoye was born in Nigeria. He began his education at the university of Nigeria at Nsukka, where he studied sculpture and African Iconography. Continuing his studies in United States, 1983,Chuks his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma in 1987.He majored in Product Design, with a minor in painting. After a brief career, working as a designer, he opened his own business combining fine Art, product Design and picture framing. Okoye has chosen African-American art as his primary form of Artistic expression. His media include mixed media, patel, oil and acrylic. His recent venture into woodcarving has earned him an extraordinary place in the art word as well. Churk has transformed his Art form into framed and finished wood collages, thereby creating a contemporary feel to this cultural reflection.