Daniel Egnéus was born in Sweden 1972 and has spent over 20 years in cities as Prague, London, Berlin, Bologna, Rome, Milano and has now made Athens his base. With only life itself as education, Daniel creates lucid, dreamy and vibrant illustrations that reflects his inner world. His work is an expression of his colorful and rich life which finds its way into his work, inspiring us with it’s beauty and depth.
Daniel Egnéus has had successful collaborations with clients such as Drambuie Whiskey, which gave an award in 2004 and the Pori Jazz Festival, for which he was elected the best illustrator in 2005 by Assosciation of Illustrators in the UK. In 2009 Daniel Egnéus was at Art Basel Miami, where he spent five days on location doing live drawings. He has published many books including The Hot Dog Cookbook in France for which he won the Prix Gourmand 2008 for “Best Illustrated Cookbook in France”. In 2004, the Italian publisher Coniglio Editore published Daniel’s first collection of autobiographical illustrations. In 2005, Sky Channel dedicated a 15-minute documentary on his work entitled “From Sweden With Love”. Daniel is also the inventor of the style “Quotidiano-Straordinario”.
Arte Limited sells a series of works on paper by Daniel Egnéus. The originals are made by pen, ink, watercolor, acrylics and pencil. Arte Limited reproduce them as Fine Giclée Prints on Hahnemühle PhotoRag 308 gsm fine art paper, limited editions.
Audi/ArtBasel Miami 2009, Haagen-Dasz, BMW, Playboy, Adidas, Pepsi, Nike, H&M, Velvet Magazine/Italy, Marie Claire, Time magazine, Penguin Books, Stern, Maxime, Berlin Fashionweek, Philip Morris Inc, Designhouse London, Oxford University Press, Navigator, E&J Gallo Winery, Swarowski, Harper Design.
Daniel Egnéus Art Live Act at ArtBasel Miami 2009. 2Agenten Gallery, Berlin Germany 2009. Arludik Gallery, Paris France 2009. 2Agenten ArtShow 2008, Berlin 2008. The Intimate city, Pa Lab, Centre of Contemporary Arts in Palermo Italy 2007. London Design Festival, Highbury studios 2007. Peepshow, Ingolstadt Germany 2007. 4Wall London 2007 & The Menier Chocolate Factory 2007. Daniel Egnéus – Tra Parantesi, Studio Fupete Rome Italy 2006. Pieces, Bologna Italy 2006. Studio Comix, Tel Aviv Israel, 2006. MovingArt, Tuscany, Italy 2005.