Bashir Abu-Rabia is an Israeli Arab Bedouin, born in 1951 in Kaffif village. He studied at the Avni Institute of Art in Tel Aviv, and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He lives in Jaffa, where he works as a painter, teacher and sound and graphic designer for films and motion pictures. He has held five solo shows, most recently, 'Chaos' (2016) at the Zawyeh Gallery in Ramallah and has participated in many group exhibitions across the Middle East, Europe and North America.