Richard (Ryszard) Bilan
Richard Bilan Born in 1946, Poland, to Holocaust survivors. He immigrated to Israel by himself in the late 60's and Studied art at the Bezalel Academy. He received a scholarship and did his Masters in the National Superior School of Decorative Arts in Paris.
Bilan is a story teller as well as a painter; His art works are filled with rich fabric of poetic images and figures, a world that composed of his childhood memories- the neighborhood circus and the life among the nomads and the gypsies.