Ralph Ziman was born in 1963 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and currently lives and and works in Los Angeles, California. His work has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, at Joseph Gross Gallery in Tuscon, AZ, and C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice, CA, as well as group exhibitions at the  National Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts in Brooklyn NY, C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice, CA, and the FNP Art Fair in Johannesburg, South Africa.