Abel Tilahun was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1983 and grew up in artistic environments, such as backstage at the Ethiopian National Theatre. He earned his BFA in Sculpture from Addis Ababa Universitys Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in 2006. After moving to the United States, he earned his MA in Fine Art from Adams State University in 2010. He currently teaches at American University in D.C. as an adjunct professor of digital imaging, motion graphics, and animation. Tilahun’s work was recently featured in the exhibition Curvature of Events, curated by Meskerem Assegued, in Dresden’s New Master’s Gallery at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.
Image: Abel Tilahun, Torn, 2014. Artist Talk: Abel Tilahun Tuesday, July 21, 2015 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 FREE and open to the public By bringing classical training in drawing and sculpture into the digital realm, Abel Tilahun’s work explores the space between traditional and emerging art forms in different cultures and […]read more »