Tewodros Hagos, born September 3, 1974 Addis Ababa, graduated from Addis Ababa university school of fine arts and design in 1995. He is now regarded as the most promising artist of his generation. His works have been exhibited in various venues in Ethiopia, Belgium, Germany, Italy and the US. His works can be found in many public and private collections worldwide. Solo exhibitions include the upcoming "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). Group shows include LeLa gallery Addis Ababa (2018); Lela art gallery, Addis abeba (2016); laphto art gallery Addis Ababa (2015); LeLa gallery, Addis Ababa (2014); Atelier Fine Art Gallery, Addis Ababa (2012); Studio am Scholes Berlin (2008); Biblotheek Permeke, Antwerp (2007); Biblotheek Durne, Antwerp (2005).
He was awarded in 2017 “Chevalier of France’s Order of Arts and Letters” from the culture and communication minister of France. Collections include Collection Farida et Henri Seydoux (France); Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection (USA); Arthur Lewis Collection (USA).