TRAP BOB AKA Tenbeete Solomon is a visual artist, illustrator, and animator based in the metro area of DC, and she’s taking over A Creative DC: Brookland during February & March of 2019. In February, Tenbeete will create, curate, and show "Girls in Power," a series of portraits celebrating and highlighting powerful women of color, and in collaboration with GIRLAAA. In March, her “HANDS ON” installation will be shown iin celebration of the strength and versatility of women. Event dates are TBA.
Since 2015, A Creative DC has promoted emerging, established, and diverse DC content & perspectives across new media, showcasing and acknowledging the city’s creative community and local creative economy to an online audience of ~100k. A Creative DC: Brookland is an IRL extension of the project, and is a space for ideas + projects that we think are GREAT. We're thrilled and proud to host Tenbeete in the space.
Tenbeete Solomon is a visual artist, illustrator, and animator based in the metro area of DC. She is known for her use of bold colors and gestures to convey both the humor and struggles of everyday life. Her work is socially conscious and frequently inspired by activism and community issues, with an aim to bridge the gap between her audience and her message.
As the founder of Trap Bob World, LLC, a freelance design and product company, Tenbeete has worked with leading corporations, brands, and organizations including: Giphy, the Women's March, Broccoli City Music Festival, and Trillectro Music Festival.
Since beginning her role as Creative Director with women-centric creative collective, GIRLAAA, Tenbeete leads execution of all art design and exhibitions for events, promotional materials and other collaborations.