Meet Visual Artist & Illustrator Izzat A Haile
Izzat A. Haile is a self-taught Ethiopian visual artist, illustrator, graphic designer, and Graduate architect. His body of work ranges from paintings to visual identity and spacial design. Haile received a bachelor’s degree in architectural design in 2017 and has been working as an independent artist collaborating with several individuals and organizations to promote arts in Ethiopia as a tool for self-expression and communication.
He has been working closely with organizations such as Poetic Saturdays, an organization that provides a safe platform for amateur performance artists, and Nomad Ethiopia; a collective that showcases DJs and producers playing innovative Afro-electronic music. His work with these and other similar collaborative projects has seen surrealist and futuristic characters featured in The Ethiopian Reporter and the Matador Review.