Leykun Wondifraw

Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1988. After he finished high school he studied painting at Addis Ababa University Ale School of Fine Art and Design taught by the legendary painter Mezigebu Tessema and graduated in 2011. Since then he has been working as full time studio artist and experimenting various themes, build his skill and as an exhibiting artist, his work has been shown in many group and solo exhibitions. Beside his personal work, he does public projects like monumental mosaic works in his Studio.


His inspiration comes from his perception of his environment which narrates the integration between humans and objects and how much dependent on each other, also how one can be dominant on the other. On this idea he selects the elements and presents in his perspective for the audience.