Assad Azi (1955-), Painter, Sculptor and Photographer. Born in Shfaram, Israel in 1955. Studies: 1975-8 Tel Aviv University, art and philosophy. Teaching: 1975-8 “Camera Obscura”, Tel Aviv; 1987 Beit Berl Art College; Tel Hai Art College; 1996-1999 Meimad School, Tel Aviv; 21 Key College, Beer Sheva. Prizes: Israel representative at 42nd Biennale, Venice; 199 The Beatrice Kolliner Prize for Young Israeli Artist, Israel Museum, Jerusalem; 1996 Ministry of Education Prize for Encouragement. A founder of the “Rega” Group. Public Painting: 24 Painting a Portrait of Samuel Rodensky on the facade of Tel Aviv City Hall. Lives and works in Jaffa.