Nabil Anani (b.1943, Latroun, Palestine) graduated in Fine Art from Alexandra University, Egypt, in 1969. He held his first exhibition in Jerusalem in 1972 and has since exhibited widely in solo and group shows across the world. Anani was awarded (by Yasser Arafat) the first Palestinian National Prize for Visual Art in 1997 and became the head of the League of Palestinian Artists in 1998.
Anani played a key role in the establishment of the first International Academy of Fine Art in Palestine. He lives in Ramallah,Palestine.