Shamir Eli (b. 1953, Israel) Lives and works in Kfar Yehoshua. Studied at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. Exhibited an extensive solo exhibition titled “Emek: The Road to Kfar Yehoshua” at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2009. Participated in the 2011 BP Portrait Award exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Known for his large-scale landscape paintings and his compelling portraits.