Elad Kopler (b. 1974), lives and works in Kibbutz Ein Gedi and Tel Aviv. Kopler has been the recipient of the Rappaport Prize for Young Painter, Tel Aviv Museum of Art. His work has been showcased in solo and group exhibitions worldwide including the Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, and The Nahum Gutman Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv. Kopler is one of the only Israelis ever to be accepted to Yaddo's prestigious residency in New York.