Louise Schatz (1912-1997)Born in Vancouver, Canada, studied fine arts in California, USA. As a member of the California Seven group she created prints and patterns for textiles. After her marriage to the Israeli painter Bezalel Schatz, she immigrated to Israel in 1951. She expressed herself mainly in abstract watercolors, which reflected the Mediterranean colors. She also created designs for crafts, book illustrations, ceramic murals and much more. She did murals of Zim ships Shalom and Theodor Herzl, El-Al office in London, the Tenth Anniversary State of Israel exhibition, ceramic walls for Midrahsat Amalia in Jerusalem and the library of Beit Haam in Jerusalem. Founder – member of the Yaad craft workshop, she designed copper pieces, which were exhibited at the tenth Triennale in Milan in 1954, winning a silver medal. She received Above Competition prize for textile designs at the Bezalel National Museum in 1952; the Jerusalem prize for painting in 1973; the Jerusalem artist prize Shen in 197. She was widely exhibited in Israel and abroad, and her works are to be found in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Art Museum, the Haifa Art Museum, and in private collections in Israel and abroad. She passed away from cancer in 1977.