About Fetsum


Education

  • 2016 Visual Arts Project Development, Harcourt House, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • 2010 Master Class for Painting and Drawing, Hatahana Studio School, Tel Aviv, Israel
Teaching Experience
  • 2014 - present - Drawing and Painting, Private Studio, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • 2013 - 2014 Visual Arts Instructor, Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • 2011 - 2013   Drawing and Painting Instructor for Youth, Eri-shan Studio, Tel Aviv, Israel

 Solo Exhibitions
  • 2019  Blin Blin Festival Program ي البل مهرجان برنامج Uppsala,Sweden
  • 2018 Life Through Painting Part 2, The City of Edmonton Library Woodcroft Branch, Edmonton, AB, Canada              
  • 2017 Life Through Painting Part 1, William Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • 2011 Indoor and Outdoor Painting, Hanina Gallery,Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2004 Topography, Religion and Culture, Keren Hotel Gallery, Keren, Eritrea
Group Exhibitions
  • 2021 AFA Travelling Exhibitions (TREX). Art Gallery of Alberta, EDM
  • 2021 BLACK EVERY DAY  5 Artist 1 love , Art Gallery of Alberta, EDM
  • 2020 - Making Space - BLVKSPOT GALLERY - EDMONTON ALBERTA
  • 2019 In and out, Bugera Matheson Gallery,Edmonton, AB, Canada 
  • 5 Artists 1 Love, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2018 Edmonton, AB, Canada 
  • 5 Artists 1 Love, Augustana Campus University of Alberta, Camrose.
  • 5 Artists 1 Love, Scott Gallery, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • 2012 Hatahana Merkezit Municipality Gallely,Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2011 Hatahana Gallery, Haifa University Gallery, Haifa, Israel

 Collections 

  • Bugera Matheson Gallery Edmonton, AB,
  • BLVKSPOT Studio Gallery, Edmonton. AB, CA
  • Canada Africa center, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Mesob  Restaurant, Edmonton, AB, Canada 
  • Mariam Derit Association, Edmonton, AB, Canada 
  • Mulue Woldezghi, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Dr.Tesfa alem, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Shiff Collection, Marina Hotel, Tel Aviv,
  • IsraelShiff Collection, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Naama Kedem Collection,Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Miki Belkin Collection, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Mary De Jode, London, UK
  • Sarina Hotel Collection, Keren, Eritrea
Commissions 
2005 St Michael Church, Keren, Eritrea
2005 Wolde Bairay & Hiwet Private Collection, Keren, Eritrea
2003 Holy Savior Asmara Church, Asmara, Eritrea
1999 Asmara University, Animal Husbandry Department, Asmara, Eritrea

 Press & Publications

  • MELANISTIC Magazine, Edmonton, AB. 2020
  • Asmara Show, Interview, Daniel Sium, 2018 
  • Radio Blina, Interview, February 11, 2017 
  • Tigryna Program, Interview, July 2017 
  • Art at the Marina Hotel, Magazine, Tel Aviv, 2013
  • Meazin Newspaper 2013: No. 4, Page 12, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • The Refugee Voice: A Matter of Color, June 2012, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Mestiyat Magazine, September 10, 2010, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Eritrean Television (Eri-TV), Interview, May 12, 2005, Asmara, Eritrea
  • Ministry Information, Bilen Radio Program, Interview, July 21, 2004, Asmara, Eritrea

Residencies & Scholarships

2008 - 2010 Scholarship, Hatahana Studio School, Tel Aviv, Israel