Jamal Abd Elrahim was born in Muharraq, Bahrain.He is a multi-talented, multi-tasking self-taught artist. He started as an oil painter, then a professional print-maker and later a sculptor. In 1987 his works came to light in a group exhibition at Al Hala Club in Muharraq. Among his list of solo exhibition is a an exhibition at Bahrain Arts Society (1990) and another that was held at Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation, UAE (1995).
His works were widely exhibited and viewed in both Europe and Asia throughout the years. He was given several national and international awards, appreciations and recognitions for his unique artworks. Jamal was also the guest of honor for several national and international art and graphic events.
Some of Jamal’s artworks can be found at the British Museum, the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore and China Arab Friendship sculpture park in China.