Behailu Bezabih was born in Addis Ababa in 1960 and he graduated from the Alle School of Fine Arts and Design of Addis Ababa University in 1980 and also earned a Masters in Fine and Applied Arts. Behailu is one of the founders of the Dimension Group. He showcased his works in Ethiopia and abroad mainly in New York, Johannesburg, Ohio, Dublin and Nairobi. Behailu is currently an instructor at the Alle School of Fine Arts and Design of Addis Ababa University where he mainly teaches courses in new media though his career in teaching art is traced back to nearly three decades at the Hiwot Berhan Elementary School in Addis Ababa. The spontaneity of Behailu’s paintings and in his experimental works could also be attributed to his persistence working with children as his critical overview of the subjects he explores is also his peculiarity. Behailu is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Award in 2013.
Art Works by Behailu Bezabih