Daniel O'Toole

Born 1984 / Sydney, Australia


Studied at National Art School, Sydney, 2007-2008 Diploma of Audio Engineering, SAE, Sydney, 2004

Curatorial experience

Curator, Alpha Gallery, Sydney 2017
Gallery director, Soldiers Rd Gallery ,Sydney, 2012-2013 Gallery director at Oh Really Gallery, Sydney, 2008-2011


Finalist, ‘Sunshine Coast Art Prize’ QLD, 2014 Finalist, ‘Calleen Art Prize’, Regional NSW, 2014


‘Duality experiment’, KSR Art bar, Melbourne, 2019
‘Volcano Toast’, Black Cat/Happy Mag (Sydney/Melbourne) 2019 ‘The long tomorrow’, May Space, Sydney, 2018.
‘Interruption’ Black box, ‘May Space’ Waterloo. 2017
 ‘Echo Chamber’ Biennale (Lyon/ France) 2017
 ‘Broken Colour’, Juddy Roller Gallery, Melbourne 2017 ‘Bending Light’ Juddy Roller Gallery Melbourne 2017
‘Unrest’ at Day Fine Art, Sydney, 2016 ‘Tree Spirits’ at Juddy Roller Gallery, Melbourne 2015 ‘Polaroid Painting’ solo exhibition, China Heights Gallery 2014 ‘New Lines’ Rex Livingston, Sydney, 2013
 ‘In Transit’, dual show with Matt Leslie, Soldiers Rd Gallery, 2013
‘Berlin Residency Show’, 111 Tor Strasse Berlin, 2013
‘The Season of spring’ group exhibition Flower Pepper Gallery Pasadena USA, 2013 'False Freedoms’, Soldiers Rd Gallery, Sydney, 2012

‘Spring’ James Powditch Studio, Sydney, 2012
‘Higher Ground’ Studio exhibition, kind Of Gallery, Sydney, 2012
‘Discoveries’ Oh Really Gallery 2011 ‘Elements’ Harrison Galleries, Sydney, 2011 'Board' exhibition at the NGV 2011
‘PAL’ exhibition for the SF Art walk, Big Umbrella Studios, San Francisco, USA 2010. ‘Minus Canvas’, Joshua Levi gallery, 2010

‘Warpaint’ ‘Lo Fi Collective, Sydney, 2010
‘In Full Bloom’ CBD Public exhibition by Ambush Gallery, 2009
‘Painting 09’, Brunswick Street Gallery Melbourne, 2009
‘Carriage Art Works’ Carriage Works, Sydney, 2009
‘Here comes trouble’, Pine Street Gallery, Sydney, 2008
‘Sounds of Nostalgia’, Riley’s Place Gallery, Sydney, 2007
‘A Passion for Portraits’, Mary Place Gallery, 2006.


Q-Bank Residency, Queenstown, Tasmania, 2018
Tavern Gutenburg, Lyon, France , 2017 111 Tor Strasse, Berlin, 2013

Commissioned Works

Mural, Biba Academy, Melbourne, 2019 Curation and participation in a large scale community mural project on Goddard street, Newtown, Sydney, (ongoing) 2015-2019 Two Story mural on King street for the New Theatre, Sydney, 2016
Two story mural, ’Doctor Morse’ Melbourne, 2016
Two Story mural as part of Wall to wall Festival Benalla 2016
Commissioned painting and video interview for NETFLIX promotional campaign 2015.
Three story mural ,Art Walk Katoomba/NSW 2015
Commissioned mural, Benalla Regional Gallery, Victoria, 2015.
Live Painting mural at Cowra Regional Art Gallery March 2014.
Public mural on Camden St. Newtown for Marrickville council 'Perfect Match project' 2014 Commercial Mural at SAE (School of Audio Engineering York St. Sydney 2014
Mural at ‘Venue 505’, Sydney, 2013
Mural on Cleveland St Surry hills for Jazz Club/‘Venue 505’, Sydney, 2012
100 metre long mural for Marrickville Council in Camperdown Oval/NSW. 2011
Live Painting for Information and Cultural Exchange charity at cockle bay wharf (sold through Sotherbys) 2010