DANI McKENZIE is an Australian born artist based in Naarm/Melbourne. Working from personal photographs and observations, her paintings are characterised by her perspective of the everyday, and the overlooked within the urban landscape. Since graduating from the National Art School in Sydney in 2016, she has held several solo exhibitions in Australia including: ‘Evening’s Empire,’ MARS Gallery, Melbourne (2022), ‘Close to Home,’ Olsen Gallery, Sydney (2022); ‘Nowhere Near,’ MARS Gallery (2021), and ‘Recognising Strangers,’ Olsen Gallery (2020). She has participated in several group exhibitions including ‘National Art-Part One,’ a touring exhibition of prominent alumni from the National Art School over 50 years (2018-2021), the ‘Paddington Art Prize,’ Sydney (2021), and the ‘Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize,’ Victoria (2021). In 2019, McKenzie was awarded the ‘Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize’ in Melbourne, and in 2017 she undertook the Onslow Storrier residency at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris.