Ermias Ekube is a contemporary artist from Eritrea/East Africa who was born and brought up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

He studied at the now Addis Ababa University School of Fine arts and Design. He co-founded the Asmara School of Fine arts where he also has been teaching for a few years.

Since then he has participated in many contemporary African Art group exhibitions and mounted several solo exhibitions in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Tanzania, Swaziland, Norway, England, Denmark, Italy, Kenya and Sweden.

The artist currently lives and works in Västervik, Sweden.