Bethe Selassie, Michael

Bethe Selassie, Michael Bethe Selassie Michael

Michael Bethe-Selassie (born 1951) is an Ethiopian sculptor known for his work in papier mâché. He left Ethiopia after graduating from high school in 1970, studying science in college. He turned to sculpture at the age of 30, and currently lives and works in Paris. Some of his work is in the collection of the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC.

Michael at work

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Etiyé Dimma Poulsen

Etiyé Dimma Poulsen (born 1968) is an Ethiopian-born Danish sculptor known for her work in ceramics. Biography Until she was six, Poulsen lived in Ethiopia, moving to

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Bikila Abebe

Abebe Bikila ( August 7, 1932 – October 25, 1973) was a double Olympic marathon champion from Ethiopia, most famous for winning a marathon gold

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Makonnen Gedewon

Gedewon Makonnen, called Gedewon (1939-1995), was an Ethiopian artist. Born in Begemder, Gedewon trained as a cleric in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. As part of his