short biography

Julie Mehretu (b. 1970, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia) is a graphic artist and painter, based in New York. Mehretu studied at Université Cheikh Anta Diop College in Dakar, and at Kalamazoo College and got her Master of Fine Art in 1997 at the Art Colleges Rhode Island School of Design.
In 2019 she will participate at the 58. Venice Biennale.

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