Michael Friedman (1958-) Painter. Born in Ukraine in 1958. Immigrated to Israel in 199. Studies: Graduate of the Academy of Arts, Ushgorod, Ukraine. Solo exhibitions: 21 Beit Yad Lebanim, Rehovot; 1996 The Tova Osman Gallery, Tel Aviv; 1993 The Antwerpen Gallery, Belgium. Group exhibitions: 2 Hayekev, Rishon Lezion; 1997 Expo, Europe. His works were exhibited in Moscow, Kiev, Tarnopol, Lvov, Ushgorod, the Ukraine, Sedniev and other itinerant exhibitions. Between the years 1985 – 1988 he was elected to join a group of artists and was granted 2 scholarships, one in Seniez, Moscow and the other in Sedniev, Kiev. He has been a Member of the Organization of Soviet Artists since 1988.