Leigh Orpaz (1977-), Photographer. Born in New York in 1977. Studies:1999-23, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Master of Fine Arts, Department of Art and Photography, 26: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Department of Photography, 1999 – 23, Excellence scholarship 22. Solo Exhibitions: January 26: "Minshar" Gallery, Tel-Aviv. Group Exhibitions: "you don't look Hungry" – discussing the social and economical situation in Israel; November 24: "limbus" Gallery, Tel Aviv; "People of Hope"- troubled neighborhood in Tel Aviv; International Student Film Festival, Cinematheque of Tel-Aviv; February-April 24: "Haashkenazim", "Hamidrasha" Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel; July 23: Graduate photography exhibition, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.