BIOGRAPHY

Daniel Boyd

Born 1982, Cairns, Australia
Lives and works in Sydney, Australia


Education

2005      BA, Australian National University School of Art, Canberra


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021
Treasure Island, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2020
Daniel Boyd: Pediment/Impediment, Contemporary Art Project #1, Chau Chak Wing Museum, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
AND THE HORIZON SWALLOWED THE TORTOISE, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2019 
Sandpiper Dance, STATION, Melbourne, Australia
VIDEO WORKS, Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia
Recalcitrant Radiance, Kukje Gallery, Busan, Korea 

2018 
Rainbow Serpent, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
LIGHT WORK - TRIBUTE SYSTEM, STATION, Melbourne, Australia

2017
Daniel Boyd: Bitter Sweet, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, Australia
Floating Forest, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Daniel Boyd: Hello Darkness, Dark Mofo, Hobart, Australia

2016
Far North, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Green Room, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
I build my language with rocks, STATION, Melbourne, Australia

2014
Pineapples in the Pacific, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Treasure Island, STATION, Melbourne, Australia

2013
New Hebrides, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Daniel Boyd: History is Made at Night, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
Daniel Boyd: A Darker Shade of Dark, Glasshouse Port Macquarie Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, Australia

2012 
Daniel Boyd, KALIMAN/RAWLINS, Melbourne, Australia
The Transit of Venue, Tin Sheds Gallery, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
A Darker Shade of Dark, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Up in Smoke Tour, National History Museum, London, UK

2010 
Revised Filters, Upland Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2009
Freetown, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2008
Let's stay together, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
I'm Still in Love With You, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2007
Fatal Impact-Invasion of the South Pacific, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2006
THE RIGHTEOUS WILL REIGN..., Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2005
Polly don't want no Cracker neither, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Untitled, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia


Selected Group Exhibitions

2022
Kathmandu Triennale 2077, 4th Kathmandu Triennale, Kathmandu, Nepal, 
This language that is every stone, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia 
Dingo Project, curated by Djon Mundine OAM, Ngununggula, Southern Highlands Regional Gallery, Bowral, Australia

2021
Splendide Mendax, Daniel Boyd + Zac Langdon-Pole, STATION Gallery, Melbourne
UN/LEARNING AUSTRALIA, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Markings from Country, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo Victoria, Australia
Close Contact, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
This searing light, filtered for shadows, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
INBETWEEN, 17th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice, Italy

2020
Eight Days in Kamay, State Library of NSW, Sydney, Australia
Under the stars, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Drawing 2020, Gladstone Gallery, New York, US

2019   
AUSTRALIA. ANTIPODEAN STORY, Padiglione D'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Sydney Contemporary, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Giant Leap, Casula Powerhouse Art Centre, Casula, Australia
Violent Salt, Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD, Australia
Caught Stealing, National Art School, Sydney, Australia
Where The Oceans Meet, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal, Museum of Art and Design, Miami Dade College, Miami, US
National Anthem, Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
Art Cologne, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Art Basel Hong Kong, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Hong Kong

2018   
Au, curated by Luis Bosci, STATION, Melbourne, Australia 
Boundary Lines
, Griffith University Art Museum, South Brisbane, Australia
Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Divided Worlds, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
A beast, a god, and a line, Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh
A beast, a god, and a line, Para Site, Hong Kong
The Shape of Things to Come, curated by Melissa Keys, Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
Defying Empire, 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin; University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane; Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo; Mildura Art Gallery, Victoria, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania and Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia

2017
Not Niwe, Not Nieuw, Not Neu, 4a Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia
Countercurrents, Adelaide Festival, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia
Defying Empire, curated by Tina Baum, 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Mondialité, curated by Hans Ulrich, Asad Raza, Boghossian Foundation - Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
Resolution: New Indigenous Photomedia, Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria, Australia
Saltwater Country (touring exhibition), Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia

2016   
Colonial Artlives, Salamanca Arts Centre, Tasmania, Australia
Today Tomorrow Yesterday, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Painting. More Painting, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
ALL SUMMER IN A DAY, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Unclebrother, New York, US
Sixth Sense, National Arts School Gallery, Sydney, Australia
The Shadow Never Lies, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Black, White and Restive, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, Australia
Panorama, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Victoria, Australia
The future is already here - it's just not evenly distributed, 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Saltwater Country (touring exhibition), Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia

2015   
All the World's Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Saltwater Country (touring exhibition), Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia

2014   
Whorled Explorations, curated by Jitish Kallat, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India
A Time for Dreams, curated by David Elliot, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
Whisper in My Mask, curated by Natalie King and Djon Mundine, TarraWarra Biennial, Tarrawarra, Australia 
Post-Picasso: Contemporary Reactions, Museu Picasso, Barcelona, Spain
Saltwater Country (touring exhibition), Embassy of Australia, Washington D.C., US

2013   
Bungaree: The First Australian, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie, Australia
Debil Debil, curated by Marcia Langton, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Under the sun: the Kate Challis RAKA Award, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Future Primitive, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia

2012    
The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT 7), Queensland Art Gallery; Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), Brisbane, Australia
Bungaree: The First Australian, curated by Djon Mundine, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, US

2011   
One Caption Hides Another, Bétonsalon, Paris, France
National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2011: Life is risk / Art is risk, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia
Places We Know, People We Know, Goulburn Regional Gallery, New South Wales, Australia

2010   
True Story, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
We Call Them Pirates Out Here, curated by David Elliott, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Nyah-bunyar (Temple), the Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Wilderness: Balnaves contemporary painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2009   
Octopus 9: I Forget to Forget, curated by Stephen Gilchrist, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, Australia
Culture warriors, National Indigenous Art Triennial, curated by Brenda L. Croft, Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington D.C., US
Culture warriors, curated by Brenda L. Croft, National Indigenous Art Triennial, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

2008   
Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Great Collections, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, Australia
Western Australia Indigenous Art Award, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Culture warriors, curated by Brenda L. Croft, National Indigenous Art Triennial, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Culture warriors, curated by Brenda L. Croft, National Indigenous Art Triennial, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Man-Depicting Contemporary Masculinity, Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith, Australia
Lines in the Sand- Botany Bay Stories From 1770, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Gymea, Australia

2007   
Culture warriors, curated by Brenda L. Croft, National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
If you see something say something, Gallery 4a, Sydney, Australia

2006   
Someone Shows Something to Someone, Canberra Contemporary Artspace, Canberra, Australia
Right Here Right Now, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
From the Edge, Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery, Wagga Wagga & Ivan Dougherty Gallery, UNSW, Sydney, Australia

2005   
What the World Needs Now, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
Superspective, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia
No War Fundraiser, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia
CHECKPOINT, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia


Selected Projects

2019
Circular Quay Precinct, collaboration between Daniel Boyd and Sir David Adjaye, Lendlease, Sydney, Australia (to be completed in 2022)
Asad Raza, Absorption, Kaldor Public Art Project 34, Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia

2018
For Our Country – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander memorial, Memorial Sculpture Garden Commission, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia

2016
What Remains, 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2014 
Foyer Wall Commission, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Australia
Macquarie Bank Commission, Macquarie Bank, Martin Place, Sydney, Australia

2012   
Darker Shade of Dark, QT Hotel, Sydney, Australia

2010   
Seven Versions of the Sun, Kangaroo Point Park, Brisbane, Australia


Selected Awards

2020
For Our Country – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander memorial, Nicholas Murcutt Award for Small Project Architecture, National Architecture Awards, Canberra, Australia

2016   
International Studio and Curatorial Program Residency, New York, US

2015   
Young Artist Award, Awards for the Visual Arts, Melbourne Art Foundation, Melbourne, Australia

2014   
Bulgari Art Award (Winner)

2013
Under the Sun: the Kate Challis RAKA Award, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia


Selected Public and Private Collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Artbank Collection, Sydney, Australia
Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Australia
BHP Billiton, Melbourne, Australia
Buxton Contemporary Collection, Melbourne, Australia
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, Australia
Credit Suisse, Sydney, Australia
Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast, Australia
Kadist Collection, Paris, France
Museum of Australian Democracy, Canberra, Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney, Australia
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Auckland, New Zealand
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Natural History Museum, London, UK
Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, Australia
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia
University of Queensland Collection, Brisbane, Australia
University of Sydney Art Collection, Sydney, Australia



EXHIBITIONS

Treasure Island
Jun 17, 2021 - Aug 1, 2021

Recalcitrant Radiance
Dec 13, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020

ARTWORKS

2020
Oil, acrylic, charcoal and archival glue on linen
153 x 122 cm

2020
Oil, acrylic and archival glue on linen
153 x 122 cm


VIDEOS

Installation Video
Daniel Boyd: Treasure Island

Teaser Trailer
Daniel Boyd: Treasure Island

Virtual Exhibition
Daniel Boyd: Treasure Island (K2)

Virtual Exhibition
Daniel Boyd: Treasure Island (K1)


Daniel Boyd

Installation Video
Daniel Boyd : Recalcitrant Radiance

Virtual Exhibition
Daniel Boyd : Recalcitrant Radiance


PUBLICATIONS

DANIEL BOYD: RECALCITRANT RADIANCE


MEDIA COVERAGE

Exhibition: Treasure Island

Exhibition: Recalcitrant Radiance

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