Opened April 2016 by Ethiopian team, located in Kazanches and nestled between UN Economic Commission andAphrodite hotel, in what was historically referred to as the Soho of Addis.Our vision is to promote a diverse collection of emerging and established contemporary artists from Ethiopia and from around Africa, as well as to promote contemporary African fine art in the local and international art scene. Our aim is to strengthen the African Creative Cultural Industry in the diplomatic capital of Africa using a fresh twist. The two-story facility, offering 230 sq. meters of space is designed for innovative displays and exhibitions showcasing various forms of media. Additionally, space can be used for special events, workshop, and host discussion panels and art classes.
in Q Concept Store displays and for sale original handicrafts by Ethiopian artisans, predominantly from women, ranging from 23-70years of age. Eighty percent of the handicrafts are made by both able-bodied and disabled, women from vulnerable and testing backgrounds, such as sex work and firewood collecting.In respect to our environment, much of the products, excluding some that are organically and locally sourced, are made using recycled paper, recycled tire tubes, VHS tapes, newspapers etc.DinQ Visit & Be In TouchDinQ store and gallery, committed to the ethos of social and economic sustainability through the arts. Thus purchasing of items from the store or the gallery is in direct support of female handcrafters and the local painters.

Our Team


Edom Belete

DinQ Art Gallery Manager and Curator

Created a dynamic portfolio based on her passion which includes curating, promoting and organizing exhibitions, art competitions and workshops in Ethiopia. She has combined her education and exposure to art, business, and community service to provide artists with an opportunity to display their work, develop their talent and interact with other artists and art lovers. Edom is also responsible for programming and community outreach.

Miriam Amdé

DinQ Concept Store Manager

Parisian interior designer, who returned home to work in close collaboration with local artisans in order to create the unique items found in the concept store. As the main buyer for DinQ Concept Store, she is a bridge between artisans and clients in the market for a wide array of original crafts that include rare artistic elements in varying scales and sizes. Miriam is passionate about purchases from local artisans and organizations whose creations represent varying aspects of their life transforming narratives. DinQ's open selection process of products allows for direct engagement with artisans, in an effort to enhance quality of craftsmanship and diversified use of accessible materials.

Nebiyu Teferra

DinQ General Manager

Administers the Gallery, ensuring the delicate balance of the DinQ business model that blends innovation and creativity with sustainable revenue streams. Nebiyu has years of business management and leads the team on fiscal issues.

Ato Abraham Zeleke

DinQ General Manager

Ato Abraham Zeleke is a pioneer in the Ethiopian real estate sector, whose passion for the arts has led to the creation of DinQ Fine Art Galley & Concept Store. Though currently engaged in several enterprises from agriculture to wood works and restaurants, his commitment to the development and internationalization of Ethiopian fine artists and artisans are the catalyst for his philanthropy. DinQ is powered by Ato Abraham's positive energy and generosity.