Sheillah Sheldone Charles is a 9 year old Kenyan artist whose artwork has drawn global attention and commendation. Sheillah who is also a model and designer attends Diani Beach primary school in Kenya and is a class 6 pupil.
Her art has moved Kenyan HE Governor, Hassan Ali Joho so much so that he committed himself to her, promising to pay all her fees and help her nurture the talent .Sheilla Sheldone is only 9-years old but her visual artworks are superb and top-notch, attracting the attention of Kenyans online.
Having started drawing at the age of six, Sheldone is untrained but artistically incomparable to her age-mates.
The girl has in the past done various portraits but her latest piece of art is what caught the attention of many and we know President Uhuru Kenyatta would love it too.
A quick flip through her Facebook page and Youtube channel reveal the charming little girl does not only draw on canvas, but she is is also a poet, a model and a dancer, quite an impressive feat a girl her age.
In one of her Vlogs, Sheldone is seen performing a poem titled What a Man, heaping praises on the Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho with a portrait of him in the background.
Among the prominent people she has painted besides Joho include, Uhuru, comedian Churchill Ndambuki among others.
Truly, One’s talent maketh a way for them.