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El-Kayam David



David El-Kayam was born in “Yemin Moshe”, a 7th generation in Jerusalem. From childhood and till this day, he loves the nature life and the proximity to animal. His inspiration comes from the Jewish spiritual and mystical world, as well as from the world of nature, where he lived all of his life.

David is an autodidactic artist. In the year 1999 he received a diploma from the association of Painters & Sculptures of Jerusalem and a diploma for being an international specialist from the international association of art in Israel.

Field of Specialization

David El-Kayam is the only artist in Israel who uses the special technique of painting on the opposite side of glass, a very long and difficult procedure.

Solo Exhibitions

1997       A solo exhibition, The Jerusalem Artists’ house

1998       Status Quo Vadis?, The Jerusalem Artists’ house

1998       A solo exhibition, Gerard Bechar Center, Jerusalem

2002       A solo exhibition, Gerard Bechar Center, Jerusalem

Group Exhibitions

1998       Group exhibition, The Jerusalem Artists’ house

1999       Group exhibition, The World Center for North African Jewish Heritage, Jerusalem

2002       “Art from Jerusalem Neighborhoods”, The City Gallery, Jerusalem

2002       ” The Great Moroccan Aliya “, The World Center for North African Jewish Heritage, Jerusalem

2003       “Art from a Jewish Prospective”, The House of Religious Artists

2003       Group exhibition, The National Museum of Givat Hatachmoshet, Jerusalem

2003       Drawing exhibition, The mayor of Jerusalem Sukka, Jerusalem

2004       “My Jerusalem”, ” Beit Hatanach”, Tel Aviv Museum

2010       “Works of Israeli Artists”, The Jerusalem Municipality House

2012       Group exhibition, The Jerusalem Municipality House

2012       “Tikun Ha’nefesh”, The City Gallery, Jerusalem

Works in Collections

The Israeli president official residence

The Jerusalem Municipality