Rafael Salem was Born in 1985 in Israel. He graduated at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design – Art Department. Since graduating, Refael had several group exhibitions in art galleries such as Ana Cristea (NY), Dan gallery (Tel Aviv) and art fairs such as Munich Contempo and others.
Refael’s paintings deal with the connection between the physical and emotional plains, poetical and intimate. Naïve, boyish figures faced with Mother Nature in situations that both emphasizes their beauty and implies on their vulnerability and fragileness. His work is influenced by poetry and literature, fairy tales and youth adventure tales.