Edward Refila


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Edward Refila
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Edward Refila was born in Cairo, Egypt on January 5th, 1950. He started to show interest in drawing at 5 years old and his portrait drawing talent showed at the age of ten. After finishing high school, Edward joined the art college in Cairo and, upon finishing college, moved to Milan, Italy, where he joined a group of Italian artists in a shared workshop. After 3 years, he moved to London, England and painted portraits until he immigrated to the United States in 1978, where he moved between New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Dallas painting portraits. Now living in Las Vegas, his best friend is his son, John Reflia, whom he loves dearly. John introduced him to Art in Heaven, for which he has painted a portrait of Jesus.

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