Asad Azi was born in Shfa ‘Amr in the Western Galilee in 1955. He earned his BA degree in art from The University of Haifa and then continued his studies at Tel Aviv University. In 1981 he visited the Italian village of Cararra where he was exposed to the secrets of Marble sculpture. Azi has published many articles and studies in the local Arabic newspapers and has received several awards. He has set up more than 17 solo exhibitions and has participated in more than 50 collective exhibitions locally and internationally. He currently lives and teaches art in Yaffa.