Kidist Getachew was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She came to the United State in 1982 and has been living and working in Cleveland since 1983. Artist and educator, having received her MFA in Digital Arts, Kidist currently teaches at The Cleveland Institute of Art as an adjunct faculty and spends the rest of her time working on various projects between Cleveland and her native country. Kidist’s artwork closely and poetically observes cultural and social interactions. Kidist's video works have been exhibited in and around Cleveland since 2002 and have won her prestigious awards.
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