Eyob Kitaba was born in Ethiopia. He graduated with a BA in 2006 from the Addis Ababa University Alle School of Fine Art and Design with a focus on painting. Since that time, he has been working as a full time studio artist. Kitaba has participated in several solo and group exhibitions in Ethiopia and abroad and has attended artist’s residence programs in Europe and in Africa as well. Kitaba is currently persuing his MA through a project that engages painting and found objects with a specific focus on societal issues.