Besada Yakoub is an Egyptian (Coptic) sculptor, stone carver. He was trained in Egypt but currently lives in The United States. He participated in many public projects at Johnson Atelier, New Jersey. He loves to carve such stones as granite, limestone, basalt and marble. His sculptures are related to traditional art, he carves interior small pieces as well as outside large-scale projects. Besada Yakoub has 5 carved Ancient Egyptian Reliefs permanently displayed at El Gouna Museum, Egypt. In 2003 he received a prestigious grant from The George and Helen Segal Foundation. Besada Yakoub discovered and created Obeliskism (which means using geometry of obelisk's shape to create art).