Zdenko Huzjan was born in Lendava. He studied painting under Professor Gabrijel Stupica at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. He graduated in 1972. He continued his studies with a specialization in painting under Professor Janez Bernik, and completed it in 1974.
In 1988, he won the Prešeren Fund Award for his most recent works exhibited at Mala galerija in Ljubljana.