Desta then joined 1976 the Ethiopian Tourist Organization where she worked for quite a while. She was then moved to the Ethiopian Tourist Trading Enterprise as Acting Head of the Promotion and Public Relations of the Artistic Department for quite a while. She was then best in class and filled in as head until just five months earlier when she left the affiliation. She is at this point reestablishing her own studio in Addis and plans to commit her full an ideal chance to what she worships and does best – the workmanship world.
She said that the Derg years were not useful for inventive development and during the twenty years she had the choice to do a few get-together shows.
Two of the new highlights of her occupation happened when her imaginative creation named “Exile” was purchased by the UNHCR for 30,000 birrs. Crafted by craftsmanship was presented during a one-day show at the UNECA and depicts African shelters getting away from their homes, families, and friends as a result of man-made and disastrous occasions. The other component happened four years back when her piece “Beating Pepper” alongside that of Tibebe Teferra was picked among show-stoppers from 13 African countries to be displayed in the Contemporary African Art Exhibition in Canada.
Since things have improved, she held her first free show in a surprisingly long time in 1994. “I worked continually to show my materials; I missed not showing my specialty for so long,” she says. She started adequately participating in a couple of introductions with top alluded to and contemporary Ethiopian Artists like Maitre Artist Afework Tekle.
Desta’s techniques range from the pragmatic to the semi novel and applied. “Most of my works are semi-reasonable and I use Ethiopian scenes and day-to-day existence as my point.” She uses tones brilliantly to make them vibrate like they have a life of their own. The Ethiopian Herald on its arrival of June 1, 1969, had this to say about created by Desta.