Born 1945 in Austria. In 1965-1970 Leider attended the Art Academy in the Soviet Union. He immigrated to Israel in 1978 and in 1980 he studied at the Art College in Ramat Hasharon. Most of Leider’s works tend primarily toward the lyrical expressive abstract. He works in many different techniques including watercolors, acrylic and mixed media. His works are characterized by their treatment of line, color and matter. Leider is a member of the Israel Association of Painters and Sculptors. For the past eleven years, Leider has been celebrating his love for painting by teaching art and exhibiting in various collections throughout the world, including Israel, Canada, France, Japan and the United States.