NAOMIE BELAYNEH: Naomie Belayneh is an artist and painter from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After graduating from the Addis Ababa Fine Art School, she attended the Columbus College of Art and Design in Ohio for a year. Naomie then moved to the Washington, D.C. Metro Area, where she has appeared in numerous exhibitions and displayed her work at various different venues. She has been a member of Empowered Women International since 2008 and is also a member of the Craft Gallery of Artisans United.
Each has a name. Each was somebody's son. Ethiopian Veterans Kagnew Battalion who served alongside U.S. Soldiers during the Korean War share experiences with U.S. Army Africa instructors in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 091105 by US Army Africa, via Flickr