21 August, 2006

Daniel Mafe - Brisbane

Daniel Mafe
Exhibition: 18th August - 9th September

Daniel Mafe lived and exhibited in London from 1979 until 1990 when he then returned to Brisbane. He completed postgraduate studies in Painting at the Royal Academy in 1983-6 and in 1986 was the winner of the Europe Prize for Painting in Ostende, Belgium. In 1987 he completed a Painting Fellowship at the Gloucestershire College of Art & Technology in Cheltenham. He has continued to exhibit regularly since his return to Australia and is represented in public collections including the Museum of Fine Art, Ostende, Belgium, the Queensland Art Gallery, Artbank, and Bailleau-Myer Collection in the Museum of Modern Art at Heide Park.

In 2003 he as recently completed a large scale floor commission for the atrium of the Royal Brisbane Herston Hospitals Art Built-in Project, as well as a book entitled Working Spaces: Arts Practice in Progress which focuses on the nature of arts practice through the work of four Brisbane artists. He has recently returned in early 2006 from five months in Europe, which included an Australia Council residency in Milan. Daniel is currently employed as a lecturer of Visual Arts in the Faculty of Creative Industries at QUT.


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