Ibrahim Rasheed

Ibrahim Rasheed (Ibu) first became interested in art while at school. Although Ibu works mainly with water colors, he also ran a successful t-shirt printing establishment in Male' for several years. The label known as 'Nice-guys' popularized several original designs screen-printed on t-shirt which were equally liked by visiting tourists as well as Male' inhabitants.

In 2003, Ibu held his forst solo exhibition, Water Colors by Ibu, at Esjehi Gallery, and more recently he has produced a series of water colors inspired by the 'intricate characteristics of coral islands and island life' after a long stay in Laamu Atoll.

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