Alemayehu Biratue is known for his paintings that are inspired by nature. Going away from his mainstay, the artist changed his style producing pieces that are inspired by people in café’s and the general ambiance of those places: people’s feeling, people waiting, discussions, meetings, thoughts, and so on.
Alemayehu has shown his work in selected exhibitions such as La Dolce Vita, Havana in 2012, at the Sheraton Addis Hotel in 2011, Pinna Hotel in Hawassa as well as Addis Ababa University in 2008.
The artist will be showing his work at the Alliance Ethio-Française on Thursday January 14, 2016. The exhibition entitled Café in Addis is expected to reveal the evolving perspective s of Alemayehu’ outlook on life.
At the beginning of his artistic career, Alemayehu graduated in Sculpture from Addis Ababa University’s School of Fine Arts and Design, he currently lives and works in Addis Ababa.