Biography

 

Vibrant colors, chaos, and the beauty of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s largest Merkato scene inspires Fasil Assefa’s paintings. His work reflects the energy and adventure of the market scene to capturing a moment of solitude within the chaos.
Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1984, Assefa earned a Diploma in Drawing and Painting from the Master Fine Arts and Vocational Training Centre in 2002, and completed a Certificate Course from the Abyssinia Fine Arts and Vocational Training Centre in 2003. He graduated from the Alle School of Fine Arts and Design of Addis Ababa University in 2007, and then worked as an artist from Dec 2005 – March 2007 at the School of Tomorrow, Addis Ababa.
Fasil has been acknowledged as an Ambassador for Peace by the Universal Peace Federation and Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace.

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

Year Location Tittle
2008 Imperial Hotel Addis Abeba Colors of the Millennium
2013 National Museum of Ethiopia Colorful City

Group Exhibition

Year Location Title
2001 Russian Center For Science of Culture  
2002 Ethiopian National Theater Gallery  
2003 Ethiopian National Theater Gallery  
2007 Addis Ababa University School Of Fine Arts And Design Gallery  
2011 National Museum of Ethiopia  
2011 Sheraton Addis Abeba Hotel Art of Ethiopia
2012 Sheraton Addis Abeba Hotel Art of Ethiopia
2013 Sheraton Addis Abeba Hotel Art of Ethiopia
2017 Art Revolution Taipei  
2018 Vienna, Austria  
2018 Paris, France (Art Exhibition and art Symposium  
2018 Sheraton Addis Ababa Hotel Art of Ethiopia