Born in Gaza in 1974, Ayman Essa graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the Al Najah University in Nablus. In 2011, he obtained a Master's degree in Fine Arts, specialising in Painting from the University of Helwan. Essa’s paintings are characterised by their vibrant colours and their enlarged human figures of women mostly.
2012 Inside, Outside the Box, Najah University of Nablus, Nablus, Palestine
2011 Colours of Hope, UNDP, Jerusalem, Palestine
2010 Confluence, Galerie Braffault, Montauban, France
2009 Indication, Gallery Station, Ramallah, Palestine