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artist

Zigi Ben-Haim, Iraqi artist. Recipient Achievement award Israel Ministry Culture, 1971; grantee New York State Council on Arts, 1983, National Education Association, 1984, Pollock Krasner Foundation, 1990, 96; German Academic Exchange Service fellow, Berlin.

Background

Ben-Haim, Zigi was born on November 28, 1945 in Baghdad, Iraq. Came to the United States, 1970. Son of Jacob and Violet (Halawe) B.-H.

Education

Diploma, Avni Institute Fine Arts, Tel Aviv, 1970. Diploma, California College Arts and Crafts, 1971. Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco State University, 1974.

Career

Guest artist fellow Artists Union, Russia, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include sculptures and paintings Brooklyn Museum, Buscaglia-Castellani University Museum, Ghent (Belgium) Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Malmo Museum, New York City, Jewish Museum, New York City, Tel Aviv Museum, University Maryland, College Park, Westminster Bank, New York City, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Herbert Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Jewish Museum, New York City, Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, Art Gallery Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Munro Gallerie, Hamburg, Germany, Cleveland Museum Art, Jersey City Museum, Stux Gallery New York City, Las Vegas Art Mus, Grounds for Sculpture. New Jersey, Stux Gallery, New York City.

Connections

Married Tsipi Inberg, July 28, 1980. 1 child, Yori Lee.

father:
Jacob B.-H.

mother:
Violet (Halawe) B.-H.

spouse:
Tsipi Inberg

child:
Yori Lee Ben-Haim