Born in 1942 in Meknes, Morocco. Immigrated to Israel in 1949.
Lives and works in Tel Aviv
1967-70 Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Academy of Art, Jerusalem
1971 Central School of Art, London
1971-73 B.A. social sciences and art, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1975-77 M.F.A. in arts, Columbia University of Arts, New York
1971-75 Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
Awards and Prizes
1978 America-Israel Cultural Foundation
1978 Isaac Stern Creativity Prize
1979 Sandberg Prize, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1991 Eugene Kolb Prize for Israeli Graphics
1991 Minister of Education Prize
1999 Acquisition Prize, Tel Aviv Museum
2005 Prize for Life’s Work in Plastic Art, Ministry of Education
2005 Gan was awarded the Dizengoff Prize for Painting.
2008 The Israel Prize in painting.