THE NEW YORK TIMES | Ginanne Brownell Mitic:

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — A visit to Dawit Abebe’s painting studio on a recent morning was, to put it bluntly, a bit boring. The room, which he shares with two other artists in a nondescript building down a dirt alleyway in the center of Addis Ababa, was remarkably bare for the workplace of a successful artist: a few blank canvases stacked against the back wall and a lone, large, paint-splattered canvas on an easel… Read more

Image: Serge Attukwei Clottey working on a piece in his studio in Accra, Ghana. Through the Internet, the artist discovered an opportunity to study in Brazil and was contacted by a collector in California.Credit Nii Odzenma