Was born in Odessa in 1938. Gani the boy spent five years with his parents at Kolyma, on of the districts of the "Gulag Archipelag", that sub-land where camps for the opponents of the Soviet regime are scattered like islands. His first art teacher was Kolym`s prisoner. In his youth, he studied at the School of Arts in Odessa, and in 1960, as a yong man, graduated from the Academy of Arts in Vilna. Between the years 1965-1968, worked as fresco painter in factories in Petropavlovsk, North Kazakhstan. In his free time he painted in an expresionist symbolic style. Between the years 1968-1973 he returned to Odessa, worked as a set designer in movie studios, painted and participated in underground exhibitions. Immigrated to Israel in 1973. In Israel he represented personal exhibitions in Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem and abroad: Paris, Berlin, Odessa, Tallin and others. Illustrated books in different Israel publishers. He was rewarded to study art in Paris from French Government. His pictures are in few private collections. Gani holds the prestigious Buhman-Haiman prize.