Daniel Connell

Daniel Connell studied part-time at Adelaide Central School of Art from 1997 to 2009 and has taught short courses in portraiture at the School since 2014. He has a Master of Visual Art and is currently a PhD candidate at UniSA, where he is investigating portraiture as a socially engaged practice.

Daniel has been a finalist in the Doug Moran Portrait Prize, The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, and The Fleurieu Art Prize. He has undertaken multiple commissioned projects for SALA Festival and OzAsia Festival and was invited to exhibit in the second Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB) of Contemporary Art when he also completed a residency with the KMB Foundation and Arts in Medicine program. Daniel has also been highly commended in the Australian Arts in Asia Awards.

As well as in Asia, India in particular, he has created public art projects in the UK, Europe, US and Canada. He holds degrees in Spanish Language and Latin American Studies, has a Diploma of Education and is currently studying Hindi language.

Daniel has been on the board of Nexus Arts and currently on the advisory round table for cultural diversity in the Women's and Children’s Health network and also the working group for The Migration Asylum Refugee Research Network.