Ousman Hassen was born in Ethiopia. He graduated his Masters Degree Program with distinction in Textile Product Design at Duksung W.University in South Korea. He completed his bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Industrial Design at the Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design on august 5th 2008. He studied practical training at DFAA for one year in the field of photography.
His work of art concentrates on Ethiopian motifs, heritage, natural texture and “Telsome” that he executes through the portraits of the ultimate symbol of human beauty and facial expiration, at the end of the experimental painting and textile art, his create a new style of art.
His work has been a part of various exhibitions namely:
Group exhibition at the National theatre - 2009
Group exhibition in Germany – 2008
School of Fine Art and Design Gallery - 2008
Group exhibition at German culture Goethe-Institute Gebrekrestos Desta center - 2008
Habesha art gallery - 2010
Sidma lodge art gallery - 2011
Sheraton Addis Art of Ethiopia - 2011
Sheraton Addis Art of Ethiopia - 2012
Sheraton Addis Art of Ethiopia - 2013
Sheraton Addis Art of Ethiopia - 2014
New Variation group design exhibition at Yuri Gallery in S/Korea –
Group Design exhibition at Coex, South Korea - 2016
Group Exhibition at Multicultural Museum in South Korea – 2016
Textile Art & design exhibition at Yuri Gallery in S/ Korea – 2016
Sheraton Addis Art of Ethiopia – 2017
Maki art gallery – 2019
Sheraton Addis Art of Ethiopia – 2019
Group exhibition at Entoto park, Entoto art center Gallery - 2020
He received Achievement award and Madelia from Ministry of Youth and Sports in the field of fine art on May 28, 2008.
He has been teaching at the Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design in the field of Industrial Design and Graphics Design.
Working, head of Industrial design department at the Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design
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