DRPN SOUL CREATIONS
DRPN Soul aka Kalkidan Assefa is an Canadian-based artist + muralist + artist educator
SELECT SOLO WORK
Collaboration with Komi Olaf
Bloor St West, Toronto
Collaboration with Mique Michelle for ACFO/Bytowne Cinema. (green character)
Vanier Mozaik Mural, Ottawa
Collaboration with Mique Michelle
Concrete Canvas 2019
(Bird's head and details) Collaboration with Mique Michelle created on site for the festival.
COLLABORATIVE OUTREACH MURALS
Select murals painted with Youth and Community Members through N'we Jinan/Mikw Chiyam Art Program
Works from OAG and CUAG
Selected Recent Projects
HOUSE OF PAINT URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL , VISUAL ART COORDINATOR
Selected and organized visual artists for Ottawa's largest urban arts festival. Oversaw the completion of 4 large scale murals and 30+ graffiti productions during the course of a 3-day festival.
MIKW CHIYAM/NW'E JINAN ARTS, RESIDENT ARTIST
2016 - 2020
Completed multiple successful 3-6 week residencies in First Nations communities facilitating and collaborating mural projects with youth and community members during in-class and afterschool workshops.
ÀDISÒKÀMAGAN/ WE'LL ALL BECOME STORIES, OTTAWA ART GALLERY
Created a site specific permanent mural installation for the new Ottawa Art Gallery's inaugural group exhibition.