Rafael Fuchs was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, and moved to NYC in the mid 80's.
He has been contributing to numerous major American and International magazines (as: Time,Newsweek, Life, W, Glamour, Entertainment Weekly) as well as shooting catalogs and ads(Coke,Pepsi,Kool) and images for record labels (Sony,Atlantic,Matador,Universal)
Some of his popular portrait subjects are: : Colin Powell, JK Rowling, Emily Watson, Burt Reynolds, Derek Jeter, Nathan Lane, John McCain, Beyonce, Geoffrey Rush, Chemical Brothers, Michael Stipe, Pink and Julia Stiles.
Rafael gained numerous awards from organizations as: APA, PDN, Creativity, CA, and gained grants from The Marie Walsh Sharpe foundation.
In 2005 Rafael collaborated with Shirin Neshat and Izhar Patkin on an art piece that was created for witness.org , the organization that protects human rights.
Throughout the years he has been exhibiting in a few galleries in NY.
Currently, Rafael resides in Bklyn, NY.