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Carlotta Schiavio at Abrehot Library in Ethiopia

Carlotta Schiavio aka YaTii Talisman was born in Italy and raised in Ethiopia. Her background is a mixture of different cultures (Italian, Russian, Syrian, Austrian and Ethiopian).


She started her creative career in the arts as a jewelry designer and then transitioned to painting in 1998.

Her work has been shown around the world and is now in permanent exhibition at the new National Library “Abrehot” (Abrehot means enlightenment in the Amharic language) inaugurated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January 2022.


She has recently become a full-time artist.

Her latest creation is "The Bugibatuki", a being from her planet YaTii Talisman where everything is harmonious. The Bugibatukis can resolve any issue in a positive manner without asking questions!


​Carlotta continuously experiments with different techniques and mediums, guided by her feelings she is able to create a colorful and playful universe in which imagination can thrive.


Cactus On Mars painting


Collection of paintings from 2000 to 2008 imagining a distant planet. Contact the artist to see all the collection.


Star Up Close painting

Stars Up Close

Series of 100cmx100cm paintings showing stars seen from up close. To see full collection contact the artist. 


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YaTii Talisman portable painting


Purple Communication Satellite series


Series of YaTii Talisman  satellites to connect to other worlds. Series not completed . To view other satellites contact the artist.


Star Nucleus artwork

Star Nucleus

Series of 30x30cm paintings portraying nuclei of stars to guide and illuminate one’s life path. To view the collection contact the artist.


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YaTii for interior design


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Collaboration with the Eco-Sustainable fashion bag    company REGENESI


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Digital Manipulation of own art


Artistic representation of Bugibatuki alien


Beings from planet YaTii land with their spaceships in basins of water around planet  Earth to bring peace and happiness. View more Bugibatuki here, and to view the ongoing collection of painted Bugibatukis on paper and canvas contact the artist.



Creation of Planet YaTii Talisman. A series of paintings inspired by an inner world. To see full collection contact the artist.

Kamquat acrylic


Apotropaic Magic

Collection of Shields created to protect. To view whole collection contact the artist.

Apotropaic Magic painting


YaTii Talisman symbol T-shirts




Images representing the Acacia Tree which provides solace under the fiery African sun. Collection not finalized. To view other Acacia Trees contact the artist.

Acacia tree painting


Baby Art Lab – art classes for children


Alien Nation

A nation of peaceful aliens with mythological names land on Earth in order  to save, protect and enlighten. To view the rest of the collection contact the artist .

Artistic representation of alien goddess


YaTii Talisman Bags

Handmade cruelty free series of handbags. Designed to make you happy. To see the collection contact the artist.

Handmade velvet and fabric handbag


Eyes Up Close

Painted images of eyes on discs of eucalyptus wood. Created on a mission in Addis Ababa. To view collection contact the artist.

Painted eye on eucalyptus wood disc


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