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


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

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Daniel Shipp, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
2015 Botanical Inquiry – The Other Art Fair, Sydney
2015 Botanical Inquiry – Saint Cloche Gallery, Sydney
2011 Future Classic x Daniel Shipp, Somedays Gallery, Sydney
2010 The Fashion Week Project – Belinda, Paddington

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Antipodean Inquiry, Yavuz Gallery, Singapore
2014 Carbon – Neubacher Shor Contemporary, Toronto
2005 Making Silence – UTS Gallery
2001 Triggered – First Draft Gallery
2000 Hatched – Perth Institute of Contemporary Art