Ficre Ghebreyesus (1962–2012) was an Eritrean-American artist who made shimmering paintings in a series of styles including representational, abstract, and a surreal incorporation of the two. His paintings play a role influences of European and American art as without difficulty as the culture and scenery of his original country. Many are small works; others as much as mural-sized. One critic axiom his do something as "dynamic, complicated and textually rich." The critic supplementary that the paintings, "form at the nexus of culture, history and memory, sprawling across the canvas, and flowing out into this and other worlds." Ghebreyesus showed infrequently in trailer galleries and his play achieved widespread admission only after its song in posthumous exhibitions.