Korlu Soriba who goes by the Pen name Fatuma Kou is a multifaceted artist that is known for her generosity and compassion. Born in Liberia, and raised in Canada. She draws inspiration from both connections, to her African heritage and Canadian home.
Her passion is to encourage each and everyone of us to embrace the beauty of story telling, diversity and our own uniqueness. Every craft that she makes holds a deep meaning and tells many stories that resonate on an individual level with her audience.
Becoming a published writer in 2018, she held her first book signing a year later in 2019. She continues to shock her fans with her creativity and talents with every new creation. She draws, paints, and on her days off, spends time giving back to the community at the local shelter in Ottawa, Canada.
Her credo is that we each have a gift and our souls are uniquely crafted to make the world a better and more inclusive space for everyone. Art is Fatu’s way of expressing herself and to call to attention the beauty in tradition and diversity. So when you meet her, feel warm inside, if she uses one of her personal favourite expressions; “When I see you, I see ART”-Fatu
Follow Fatuma on her life journey as she touches souls with her fountain of artistic TALENTS.