Tuesday, October 28, 2008
These photographs are of the exceptional Ethiopian-born artist, Mekbib Gebertsadik. Mr. Gebertsadik has a degree from an art college in Addis Ababa, and is currently pursuing his MFA at Howard University. He arrived in Arlington seven years ago, part of the large Ethiopian community that has settled in the Washington DC area. His parents, Wodajo Gebretsadik Worke and Tadesech Tafferi Wube, arrived in the United States just one month ago.
Mekbib's website, which also highlights the work of his wife, painter Meseret Desta is:
Photography by Lloyd Wolf