Kalkidan Assefa
DRPN soul

(b. 1982, Ethiopia) I am a multidisciplinary artist specializing in figurative and iconographic paintings and murals.  As a muralist I have successfully completed projects for a variety of clients and stakeholders including the City of Ottawa, City of Toronto, Vanier BIA, Byward Market BIA, Ottawa Art Gallery, as well as many private commissions and community murals. I have participated group exhibitions and collaborative projects both regionally and abroad, and curate and organize art events.  As a certified Artist-Educator, I have facilitated interactive workshops for a diverse range of communities. Skills include painting, drawing, ink studies, illustration, murals, photography, collage, and live painting.

Currently based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

CV available upon request.