Abed Elmajid Shalabi (b. Iksal, Nazareth IL 1991) is a US-based Palestinian artist. In June and July 2024 he will be an artist in resident at ISCP in Brooklyn. 


2022                      Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
2019-2021             MFA Sculpture + Extended Media,  Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA.
2015-2019             BFA Fine Arts, The multidisciplinary Art School at Shenkar College, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018                       Exchange Program, Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany 
2009-2012            Sam Spiegel Film and Television School, Jerusalem, Israel.

Awards & Residencies

2024                      ISCP (upcoming), Brooklyn. NY
2024-235            The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship
2023                     NARS Founndation International Residency. Brooklyn, NY
2023                     Artis International Residency Grant 2023. 
2023                     VCCA 50th annniversery fellowship.
2023                     Lighthouse Works Fishers Island, NY.
2023                    The Foudation of Contemprary Arts Emergency Grant.
2022                     Artis International Residency Grant 2022.
2020-2021           The studio Acsses Art Residency - Richmond Visual Arts Center. 
2021                      United States Artists - Artist Relief Cycle XIII
2021                      The Robert Weil Family Foundation Scholarship.
2020-2021           The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts graduate Fellowship
2020                     The Paul F. Miller Graduate Scholarship in Sculpture.
2019-2021            The sculpture + Extended Media department full tuition award.

Solo Exhibitions

2024                         When Tomorrow Arrives We Will Love Life, Hamiltonian Artist, Washington DC.
2021                         A Man at Point Zero, The Anderson Gallery. Richmond VA.
2019                         XXXL Shenkar college. Tel Aviv.

Group Exhibitions

2024                        Can Thought Go On Without A Body?, StillShow (by) Stillife, Soho. NYC.
2024                        Moved/Displaced, skowhegan alumnni show, OCCCA. Santa Ana, CA              
2023                        MICA Faculty Exhibition, Decker & Meyerhoff Galeries, Baltimore,ME.
2023                        EI TOI, BENOIT? SARA'S Gallery. New York. NY.
2023                        Conflicted. Gallery C24. New York. NY.
2023                        Shadow-Work. NARS Foundation. Brooklyn. NY.
2023                        Vox Populi XVIII: Oil of Milk. Vox Populi. Philadelphia PA.
2023                        Open Studios Session 53. Lighthouse Work, Fishers Island. NY. 
2023                        You Can’t Find The Sun. “New. Now.” Hamiltonian Artist Washington DC.
2022                        Kinetic  Terzo Piano gallery Washington DC.
2022                        Common Thread, visual arts center, RIchmond VA.
2022                        A line is a Dot that went for a walk, Gallery 5, Richmond VA.
2021                         ZONE X Eden Airlines Gallery. Richmond VA.
2021                         The Language Of The Birds,  Tuesday Tuesday Project space, Richmond VA. 
2020                        Fresh Paint 12, Fresh Paint Art Fair - The Artist Greenhouse. Tel Aviv.
2020                        High Time for a Love Fool  foXgardin, Richmond VA. 
2018                         Pilgrims and Flâneurs  Shenkar College Gallery, Tel Aviv. 
2018                         Urban Entertainment Center,  Kudamm Karree, Berlin.

Selected Press

2024                     Washington Post In the galleries: Mixing the macabre with views on mortality        
2024                     NARS Founndation
2023                     Washington Post. In the galleries: Four artists’ concepts of Black identity
2022                     Burnaway Magazine