WOSENE WORKE KOSROF
Wosene Worke Kosrof was born in 1950, in the Arat Kilo district of Addis Ababa. He's a contemporary artist who has achieved international acclaim. He has created an internationally recognized artistic signature in his work by being the first contemporary Ethiopian-born artist to use the script forms - fiedel - of his native Amharic as a core element in his paintings and sculptures. He now lives and has his studio in Berkeley, California.