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Past Fellow

Abed Elmajid Shalabi

Biography

Abed Elmajid Shalabi (b. 1991) is a Palestinian Israeli artist, living and working in Richmond, Virginia. Shalabi joined the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture (2022); he holds an MFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University (2021) and a BFA in Fine Arts from The Berlin University of Arts and Shenkar College in Tel Aviv (2019). Shalabi was awarded the Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts Graduate Fellowship (2020-2021), The Paul F. Miller Graduate Scholarship in Sculpture (2020). He was awarded grants from Artis, United States Artist, and the Robert Weil Family Foundation. Shalabi’s work was exhibited in Tel Aviv, Berlin, and Richmond, VA.

Past Exhibition

When Tomorrow Arrives We Will Love Life

April 11–May 4, 2024

Titled after Mahmoud Darwish’s poem A State of Siege (2002), Abed Elmajid Shalabi’s exhibition presents new works that confront the realities of modernization in the…

Past Exhibition

new.now. (2023)

February 4–March 11, 2023

“new.now.,” our annual group exhibition, debuts the work of Hamiltonian’s distinguished 2022–2024 fellows—artists Misha Ilin, Madyha J. Leghari, Edgar Reyes, Abed Elmajid Shalabi, and Isabella…


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