Inspired by the infectious force of nature, Alemaheyu Biratu applies different colors and values, and creates a unique texture through his style of painting.
Born in 1985 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Biratu graduated from the Alle School of Fine Arts and Design of Addis Ababa University with a degree in Sculpture in 2008. Whilst working as a studio artist, he was drawn to work as an art instructor at Hawassa College of Teacher Education from 2009 to 2012.
Biratu’s work has been included in solo and group exhibitions and shown at the Alliance Ethio-Francaise 2016; Sheraton Addis Art of Ethiopia 2015, 2011; Hawassa Dolce Vita 2012; and Pinna Hotel Hawassa 2010 among others.
St. George Gallery has exhibited Alemaheyu Biratu’s work since 2011.