was born in Bulgaria. In the small city of Provadia, close to the
Black sea. He absorbed the colors and the essence of the countryside
until the age of 14.
In 1949, he left his country and imigrated with his parents to Israël.
After a few months in a transit camp, the family settled in Jerusalem.
At the age of 15, the painter Jonah Mah, a neighbour took him under
his wing and presented him to the Academy of Arts, Betzalel, where
he was accepted immediately.
four years he learns and assimilates the culture of his teachers,
former students of the Bauhaus. Their names : Mordechaï Ardon
(pupil of the famous painters Paul Klee and Vassily Kandinsky), Isidore
Asheim, Steinhardt and Yossi Stern.
his miltary service, Shlomo returns to Betzalel as a teacher. Two
years later he quits teaching and dives into the world of illustration
1964 he arrives in Paris and studies etching with master Coutaud at
the Beaux-Arts School. He also works as a designer for different advertising