Ido Bar El (1959-), Painter, Sculptor. Born in Tel Aviv in 1959. Studies: 198-84 Bezalel, Jerusalem; 1985 Tel Aviv University, Art History. Solo Exhibitions: 26, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv; 23, Paintings, Meilahti Art Museum, Helsinki; 21, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp. Prizes: 1984 Elhanani Prize for Outstanding Bezalel Graduate; 1984, 1987 Beatrice Kolliner Prize for a Young Israeli Artist, Israel Museum, Jerusalem; 1988, 1996 Minister of Education and Culture Prize for a Young Artist. 1994: 22nd Biennale, Sao Paulo, Israel Presentation; 21 Ministry of Science, Culture and Sports Prize to Encourage Creativity; Sandberg Prize for Israeli Art for 24-25, the Israeli Museum. Lives and works in Tel Aviv.