In 1978 he started a seven year journey to Europe, where he visited museums in Spain, France, Belgium and Germany. There he showed his first solo exhibition at the Hohmann Gallery in Northern Germany. Two years later he moved to Vienna to study graphics and to exhibit at the AAI Gallery. One year later he continued to Zurich where he studied graphic and sculpture and had a two year evince in art therapy.

Abla’s work has been acquired by many collectors, institutions & museums worldwide. Including the Guggenheim and the British Museum. His work sells very well at many prestigious auction houses including Christine’s.