Tsibi Geva was born in 1951 on Kibbutz Ein Shemer, Israel. He lives and works in Tel Aviv. Since 1979, his work has been featured internationally in numerous solo exhibitions, including at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; The American University Museum, Washington, DC; MACRO Testaccio, Rome; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; and a retrospective at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. He has participated in group exhibitions in major museums and galleries worldwide, including the Kunsthaus Zürich; Orangerie Herrenhausen, Hannover; Whitebox, New York; Palazzo Reale, Milan; Martin- Gropius-Bau, Berlin; El Espacio Aglutinador, Havana, Cuba; CCA Andratx, Mallorca; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Tel Aviv Museum of Art; and Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem. Geva is a professor at the University of Haifa and at Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Sandberg Prize awarded by the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; the Pundick Prize awarded by the Tel Aviv Museum of Art; and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Israeli Ministry of Culture.