Workneh Bezu - Ethiopia

Born on the 8 of March 1978, Workneh Bezu Kasa grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Workneh began drawing at a very young age, showing great artistic ability, which did not go unnoticed by his elementary school art teacher. Although his family persuaded him to become an auto-mechanic, Workneh was destined to follow his passion for art and enrolled at the prestigious Addis Ababa University Alle School of Fine Art and Design, where he says, he was privileged to study under and be mentored by some of the masters of Ethiopian painting and sculptor.

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