Tewodros Hagos | Artist Overview

Tewodros Hagos

b. 1974

Tewodros Hagos (b. 1974, Addis Ababa), graduated from Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design in 1995. Today, Hagos is considered to be one of the most promising artists of his generation. His works have been exhibited in Ethiopia, Belgium, Germany, Italy and the US. Hagos’ work is often inspired by contemporary journalistic imagery as he explores the many layers of social injustice experienced by migrants. At home in Ethopia, his paintings are witness to the profound transformation and evolution of Ethiopia.  Solo exhibitions include (Upcoming) Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, West Palm Beach, USA, (2024); Fragile, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2023); Mirage, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin (2022); THE DESPERATE JOURNEY II, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2021); THE DESPERATE JOURNEY, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2020); LeLa gallery, Addis Ababa (2019); LeLa gallery, Addis Ababa (2017); Alliance Ethio-Francaise, Addis Ababa (2016); LeLa Gallery, Addis Ababa (2015); Alliance Ethio-Francaise, Dere Dawa (2014); Ethiopia cultural centre,  Los Angeles (2013); Alliance Ethio-Francaise, Addis Ababa (2010); Gallery BEK, Leuven (2007); Gallery KN10, Antwerp (2004); kappelen cultural center, kappelen (2000); Studio am schloos, Berlin (1998); Futuro cultural center, Rome (1998).