Zigi Ben Haim was born in 1945 in Baghdad, Iraq.
1972 – 74 M.F.A., San Francisco State University, San Francisco,
1972 – 73 M.A., J.F.K. University, Orinda, California, USA
1971 – 72 California College of Arts, Oakland, California, USA
1966 – 70 The Avni Institute of Fine Arts, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Grants & Awards
2007 The Emily Harvey Foundation, Fellowship to Venice, Italy.
2004 DAAD Fellowship to Berlin, Germany.
2000 Niche Award for sculpture.
1996 Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant.
1992 Guest Artist Fellowship, Artists Union, U.S.S.R.
1990 Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant.
1990 MacDowell Colony Residency, NH, USA
1984 National Endowment for the Arts.
1983 New York State Council on the Arts, A.R.E.A. Project.
1982 Muestra Int. de Obra Grafica, Bilbao, Spain.
1970 Ministry of Culture, Israel.
1966 – 1970 America Israel Culture Foundation, Israel
Currently Zigi lives & Works in Israel and New York City .