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Nega, the founder and proprietor of Negaart, was born and raised in Ethiopia. Nega has now become a household name among those practising art on the African continent. As an artist, he strives to take art-loving people on a journey with him as he creates his experimental art.

He holds a Bachelor of Art Degree in Fine Arts, and has taken part in international art exhibitions in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, France, as well as throughout Europe and the USA.

As a native of Ethiopia, Mr. Nega’s paintings suggest the spirit of Africa with glowing colours and the frequent use of traditional African characters.

He prefers impressionist painting and employs what he refers to as irregular marks and impulsive brush strokes. This allows him to enjoy showing artistic impressions of his paintings and work depicting African illustrations.

It's as if you're taking them aboard your ship and sailing them to your world. People must be able to recognise themselves in your work. A realistic painting may represent one person's point of view, but abstract art has the ability to communicate with people all over the world.

Music, like painting, is an important part of his life, and he enjoys playing instruments and writing lyrics. Mr. Nega has been painting since childhood, participating in national and international competitions.

Nega Yilma

Nega Yilma

Ethiopia

SELECTED ARTWORKS

UNTITLED VI

UNTITLED VI

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

DAVID STAR

DAVID STAR

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

FIRST DATE

FIRST DATE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$650

BROTHERS

BROTHERS

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$650

THE GREEN SIGH

THE GREEN SIGH

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

WEDDING PARTY

WEDDING PARTY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$800

UNITY AND VARIETY

UNITY AND VARIETY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

BLUE PORTRAIT

BLUE PORTRAIT

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

HEADING FOR A PARTY

HEADING FOR A PARTY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

PHOTO STUDIO

PHOTO STUDIO

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

DINNER PARTY

DINNER PARTY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$800

FASHION SHOW

FASHION SHOW

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

ETHIOPIAN ELDER

ETHIOPIAN ELDER

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$950

AT HOME

AT HOME

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

ETHIOPIAN ELDERS

ETHIOPIAN ELDERS

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

NO TITLE II

NO TITLE II

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

ETHIOPIAN YOUNG WOMAN

ETHIOPIAN YOUNG WOMAN

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

NO TITLE

NO TITLE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

LOOKING FOR THE LIGHT

LOOKING FOR THE LIGHT

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

NIGHT LIFE

NIGHT LIFE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

UNTITLED VII

UNTITLED VII

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

BANANA FARM ON A WEEKEND

BANANA FARM ON A WEEKEND

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

FLOWERS ON A BLUE GIRL

FLOWERS ON A BLUE GIRL

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

DRESSING ROOM

DRESSING ROOM

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

THE CHAMPION

THE CHAMPION

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

UNTITLED I

UNTITLED I

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$300

HANDSOME

HANDSOME

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

BAD SPIRIT

BAD SPIRIT

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

PORTRAIT I

PORTRAIT I

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

PORTRAIT II

PORTRAIT II

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

COUPLE

COUPLE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

UNTITLED IV

UNTITLED IV

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

OFFICIAL LOOK I

OFFICIAL LOOK I

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

PORTRAIT III

PORTRAIT III

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

OFFICIAL LOOK II

OFFICIAL LOOK II

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

UNTITLED V

UNTITLED V

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

EVIL EYES PROTECTION

EVIL EYES PROTECTION

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

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SELECTED ARTWORKS

UNTITLED VI

UNTITLED VI

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

DAVID STAR

DAVID STAR

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

FIRST DATE

FIRST DATE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$650

BROTHERS

BROTHERS

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$650

THE GREEN SIGH

THE GREEN SIGH

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

WEDDING PARTY

WEDDING PARTY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$800

UNITY AND VARIETY

UNITY AND VARIETY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

BLUE PORTRAIT

BLUE PORTRAIT

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

HEADING FOR A PARTY

HEADING FOR A PARTY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

PHOTO STUDIO

PHOTO STUDIO

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

DINNER PARTY

DINNER PARTY

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$800

FASHION SHOW

FASHION SHOW

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

ETHIOPIAN ELDER

ETHIOPIAN ELDER

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$950

AT HOME

AT HOME

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

ETHIOPIAN ELDERS

ETHIOPIAN ELDERS

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

NO TITLE II

NO TITLE II

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

ETHIOPIAN YOUNG WOMAN

ETHIOPIAN YOUNG WOMAN

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,000

NO TITLE

NO TITLE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

LOOKING FOR THE LIGHT

LOOKING FOR THE LIGHT

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

NIGHT LIFE

NIGHT LIFE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

UNTITLED VII

UNTITLED VII

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

BANANA FARM ON A WEEKEND

BANANA FARM ON A WEEKEND

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$1,200

FLOWERS ON A BLUE GIRL

FLOWERS ON A BLUE GIRL

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

DRESSING ROOM

DRESSING ROOM

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

THE CHAMPION

THE CHAMPION

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700

UNTITLED I

UNTITLED I

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$300

HANDSOME

HANDSOME

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

BAD SPIRIT

BAD SPIRIT

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

PORTRAIT I

PORTRAIT I

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

PORTRAIT II

PORTRAIT II

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

COUPLE

COUPLE

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$450

UNTITLED IV

UNTITLED IV

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

OFFICIAL LOOK I

OFFICIAL LOOK I

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

PORTRAIT III

PORTRAIT III

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

OFFICIAL LOOK II

OFFICIAL LOOK II

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$500

UNTITLED V

UNTITLED V

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$600

EVIL EYES PROTECTION

EVIL EYES PROTECTION

NEGA YILMA

Oil on Canvas

$700