Monday, August 13, 2007

Painter Matewos Legesse

Life Line and Beauty, an exhibit of paintings by Matewos Legesse
August 14 through September 1
Space 7:10 gallery at Kefa Cafe
963 Bonifant St. in downtown Silver Spring
Open during cafe hours.

Meet the Artist Reception:
Friday, August 17, 6:30 to 8:30pm

Matewos Legesse was born In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He graduated from Addis Ababa University School Of Fine Art And Design. His work has been shown in solo, group and permanent exhibitions in Ethiopia, Germany, the United States, and Sweden, and includes participation in a live art program by making body painting on 'Adunga' dancers for a circus. Legesse’s current paintings express his ideas and feeling about the concept of a 'LIFE LINE AND BEAUTY,' or the path that each individual follows and the goals that we try to achieve along the way. He is interested in helping and working with children and has attended an artist residency program in Kentucky. Legesse currently lives and works in Maryland.