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Renowned painter Lemma Guya laid to rest in Bishoftu Town

Addis Ababa, October 29, 2020 (FBC) – The renowned painter laureate Lemma Guya has laid to rest in his hometown Bishoftu, Oromia Region today in a last honors attended by high ranking government officials, families and fans.

The legend Ethiopian painter, late Lemma Guya passed away at age of 92 at his hometown Bishoftu on Monday October 26, 2020.

The farewell ceremony aimed to honor the late renowned painter Lemma Guya has been held at Bishoftu Stadium in the presence of high ranking officials, artist, families and fans of his artistic works.

Lemma Guyya received honorary degree from Jimma University in 2015 for his classic works of paintings and other artistic contributions to the country. Artist Lemma was known and much more admired for his goat skin paintings.

Artist Laureate Lemma Guya is survived by three daughters and two sons.

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