Jamal AlYousif was born in Bahrain in 1963. He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Art from Cogswell Polytechnic and Santa Clara University. AlYousif went on to found his own graphic design and environment design agency in 1994. Over the years, through this agency, he has executed a multitude of environmental exhibitions and created a large number of art spaces in Bahrain, across the GCC, as well as Paris and Washington D.C.
AlYousif has participated in exhibitions for over four decades, showing his work in Bahrain, Japan, China, Kuwait, and Qatar, and his work features in a number of private collections.