Chaim Bezalel was born in NYC in 1949 and grew up in Dobbs Ferry, NY. He studied film at Northwestern University. In 1988 he moved to Israel where he met and married his wife and collaborator, Yonnah Ben Levy. His work includes paintings, sculpture, photography, film, writing, and music. Chaim and Yonnah live in Stanwood, WA and Ashkelon, Israel.