Dankha Zomaya was born in Syria where he earned a degree in fine arts from the University of Damascus. Before moving to Chicago, Zomaya taught at different schools and colleges for over twenty years. He has displayed his work in over twenty-two solo exhibitions and many other joint exhibitions in Canada, United States, Bulgaria, Sweden, and the Middle East. His work is obtained by private collectors, the National Museum of Damascus (The Modern Art Gallery of Damascus), the Syrian Department of Culture, and many galleries in different countries. Zomaya's research in art was followed by many plastic art students and researchers inside and outside of Syria.