Rafael grew up with a strong artistic influence from his family members, in particular from his first teacher, his father, Professor Dr. Yacoub.
Over the last few years, his artworks have become the centre of attention in numerous houses and exhibited in many galleries such as Sydney, Amman, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Some of these exhibitions include:
Affordable Art, Beauty of Women; Commercial Art Show Exhibition;
Absence of Reality Exhibition; Oxford Art Prize Exhibition;
Sydney Pride Festival; International Women’s Day Art Exhibition;
61th Art Prize Exhibition; Windsor Mall Art Tours Exhibition;
Fantastic Fakes Art Show; Orange Blossom Art Award Exhibition;
Pyrmont Art Award Exhibitions; The Road Less Travelled Exhibition;
Thousands of Males Away Art Exhibition.