Born in London in 1967, Danny Rolph graduated from his BA (Hons) Fine Art at the Winchester School of Art in 1991 and his MA Painting at the Royal College of Art in 1993.
He has since gained international acclaim, exhibiting all over the world including solo exhibitions at CCA Galleries International (Jersey), 532galleryThomas Jaeckel (NYC), Aeroplastics Gallery (Antwerp), AR/Contemporary (Milan), Barbara Davis Gallery (Houston), Hales Gallery (London) and Eden Rock Gallery (St. Barts), as well as group exhibitions at Royal Academy of Art (London), Royal Hibernian gallery (Dublin), Koraalberg gallery (Antwerp) and many more.
The artist has paralleled his studio practice with teaching in various university and post-graduate institutions including Bucks New University, where he is visiting Professor in Fine Art, the Royal Academy Schools and the Royal College of Art.
Over the years Rolph has also been selected for numerous awards, including Mark Rothko Residency in 2020, London Arts Visual Arts Award in 2001, Delfina Trust Award in 1994-1996, and the John Minton Travel Award in 1992, as well as nominations for Sovereign European Art Prize in 2011 and the Hamlyn Award in 2007. The artist was appointed Scholar at the British School at Rome in 1998.
Rolph’s works feature in major collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Tate Gallery (London), High Lanes, Municipal Art gallery, Ireland, Facebook HQ, Speyer Tishmann, Time Warner, Duke and Duchess of Westminster, and Goldman Sachs. Rolph is currently represented by 532galleryThomas Jaeckel (NYC) and Barbara Davis Gallery (Houston).
The artist lives and works in London.