Zvonko Pizir was born in Gornja Stubica (Croatia). After finishing the traffic secondary School in Zagreb, for some time he worked abroad, mostly in Chech Republic, Former East Germany and Russia on energy producing plants.

He has been painting since his early age, especialy in the naive painting style. However, with years, his style slowly evolved to realism. Since 1974 up to now, he had 38 individual exibitions and about 150 collective exhibitions in Croatia and abroad.

He participated in numerous humanitarian activities and art colonies.

For the last twenty years, he has been painting art professionaly. He is a member of Association of Croatian Naive Artist, Art club LIPA from Gornja Stubica and Pallete from Zlatar.