EDUCATION

 

 

 

2015       MFA in Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD  

 

2004        BFA, with Distinction, Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design, Ethiopia

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018        Project 1628 Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2017        Maryland Hall, Annapolis, MD  

 

2015        MFA Thesis Exhibition, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD 

 

2011        Talisman Gallery, Ethiopia 

 

2011        National Museum of Ethiopia

 

2004        Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ethiopia

 

2004        Addis Ababa Hilton, Ethiopia

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2017        Montgomery College King Street Gallery, Silverspring, MD 

2017        Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore, MD (Two person show)

2017        The Brookletts Building Studio 204, Easton, MD (Two person show)

 

2017        Artworks For Freedom, Easton, MD 

2016        Third Biennial Maryland Regional Art Exhibition,  University of Maryland University    

                College, MD

 

2016        Montgomery College King Street Gallery, Silverspring, MD 

 

2015        Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD 

   

2014        D.C Art Center, Washington, DC

 

2014         Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

2013         Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

2011         Laphto Gallery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

2010         Ethiopian National Theatre Gallery

 

2009         United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France

 

2007         Bulgarian Embassy, Ethiopia

 

2006         African Union (AU) - First Pan African Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

2005         Brunei Gallery, London, UK

 

2004         Addis Ababa University Cultural Center

 

2004         Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design

 

2004         Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

2003         Addis Ababa Hilton, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

2003         Addis Ababa Hilton, organized by the British Council, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

2000         Russian Cultural Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

1999         Russian Cultural Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

1999         Addis Ababa City Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

1998         Russian Cultural Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

1998         Addis Ababa Exhibition Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Maryland Institute College of Art

 

    - August 2015 - to date Adjunct Faculty 

 

Montgomery College

 

    - September 2016 - to date  Adjunct II Faculty

 

 

Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

     2010 – 2012      Chair, Painting Department

 

     2010 – 2012      Lecturer

 

     2006 – 2009      Assistant Lecturer

 

     2004 – 2005      Graduate Assistant

 

 

Point Fine Arts and Design Studio, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

2006 – 2012     Co-founder and General Manager

 

2005 - 2006      Graphic designer and cartoonist, African Union’s Institutional Transformation Project

 

 

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

2007     Jury member for the Ethiopian Millennium Art Competition in the Amhara Regional State

 

 

2006     Jury member for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

             World Environment Day Painting Competition, Ethiopia

    

 

AWARDS

 

2004        Awarded the Addis Ababa University’s “Gold Medal” upon graduation for ranking first

                in  the graduating class of the School of Fine Arts and Design.

 

2004        Awarded an in-country Belgium Scholarship from the Belgium Technical Cooperation

 

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