David Wakstein (1954-), Painter. Born in Jaffa, Israel in 1954. Studies: 1974-75 Tel Aviv University, political science; Bezalel, Jerusalem, ceramic design; 1976-78 art. Teaching: 1989 Oranim Art Institute, Tivon. 1978-86 Founded and directed Art Workshop, Yavneh. 1982 Directed project “Collaboration”, Tel Aviv Museum. 1984 Set up gallery and workshop in Yavneh. 1988 “Mother” Project, Youth Wing, Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Member of “Rega” Group. Founding member of periodical, “Studio”. Prize: Minister of Education and Culture Prize for Plastic Arts. Lives and works in Rishon le Zion.