Born in 1957 in Wad-Madani, Sudan, Arab-African artist. He analyzed Sudanese art in a PhD thesis entitled "The traditional and contemporary in Sudanese art", which he completed in Madrid early 90's. Rashid Diab experienced a bridge between two cultures, the Sudanese and Spanish. His art is part of his environment, his technique offers a reflection of his assimilation to the Spanish art school mixed with his own advances.
Since 1976 he has exhibited all over the world, recently at the French Institute in Khartoum 2022 and the Bahrain National Museum 2019 and Cairo International Art Fair 2021. He has won prizes at Biennial's in Cairo, Abu-Dhabi, Taipei and received many honors too like Ambassador for peace, Japan 2007. He was awarded the icon climate as an ambassador of environment from the British Council in Khartoum 2010 and was also awarded the Cross of the Order of civil merit by the then King of Spain Juan Carlos I in 2013.