Graphic artist, designer and art therapist Dahlia (also known as Dalia) Ziegler was born into a Jewish family in London, England in 1940; her father is the artist Archibald Ziegler. She studied at the Central school. In 1970 her work was included in group exhibitions at the Everyman Cinema London and the Ben Uri Art Society's Annual Exhibition, which also included works by her father. She also exhibited in 1971, on both occasions showing different studies of trees.