Daniel was born and raised Sydney, Australia. 

He began his career in film and television, where he gradually found himself drawn to his interest in light and photography. He went on to graduate from Photo media at Sydney College of the Arts and was awarded the prestigious Phototechnica Award for New Australian Photo-Artist of the Year - 2001 with his honours project. 

He was exhibited in groups shows at ACP Sydney, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, UTS Gallery, First Draft Gallery and most recently at Neubacher Shor (Toronto) during Contact Photo Festival 2014. His first solo show "Botanical Inquiry" was recently exhibited at Saint Cloche Gallery in Sydney.

Daniel has initiated and collaborated on projects with Future Classic Music, Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, and Oxfam/Cirque du Soleil (World Youth Day). He was an exhibited finalist in the 2005 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography award and whilst living in Canada was awarded the LUX Prize for an Editorial Portrait Series.

He is currently based in Sydney

For more information on Daniel visit: www.danielshipp.com


2016 | Antipodean Inquiry(group show) - Yavuz Gallery, Singapore

2015 | Botanical Inquiry - The Other Art Fair, Sydney

2015 | Botanical Inquiry - Saint Cloche Gallery, Sydney

2014 | Carbon (group show)- Neubacher Shor Contemporary, Toronto

2011 | Daniel Shipp x Future Classic’ - ‘Somedays’, Sydney

2010 | The Fashion Week Project’ - ‘Belinda’, Paddington

2005 |  Making Silence (group show) - UTS Gallery

2001 | Triggered (group show) - First Draft Gallery

2000 | Hatched (group show) - Perth Institute of Contemporary Art 


2015 | Highly Commended - Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art

2015 | International Photography Awards, Winner - Fine Art : Still Life

2007 | Luxe prize (Quebec, Canada) for an Editorial portrait series

2005 | Josephine Ulrick Award (exhibited finalist)

2001 | Photo Technica New Australian Photo Artist of the Year