With a background in the automotive spraying trade, Daniel Wallwork is an artist whose practice is strongly influenced by contemporary car culture and street or graffiti art.
Having trained in both fine arts and the automotive industry, Daniel Wallwork began his career as a practicing artist in 2000 and has exhibited extensively since then with his work included in both solo and group exhibitions all over Australia.
Daniel Wallwork has been a finalist in a number of art prizes including the RBS Emerging Artist Award (2009), the Redcliffe City Craft Award (2008), and the Artworkers Award (2007; 2005). His work can be found in both public and private collections including Artbank, Cairns Regional Gallery, Ipswich Regional Gallery and Gold Coast City Gallery. He has recently completed a commissioned public artwork project for the Cairns Regional Airport.
Wallwork is one of the founders and current Director of the ARI (Artist Run Initiative), Upholstery Contemporary Arts, in Cairns.
Lives and works in Cairns, Australia.