Official website for Australian digital artist and graphic designer Dan Verkys.

About

Summary & CV Name: Dan Verkys12976785_10154032864924043_2806416153258120897_o

Born : 1974, Ipswich Queensland, Australia
Resides: Romsey, Victoria, Australia
Medium: Digital – photographic manipulation, digital compositing.
Art Education: Self educated
Active: 1996 to present  

Brief Overview: Residing in Romsey, Victoria, Australia, Dan’s work comprises of digital compositing, 3D rendered forms and photographic manipulation. He is renowned for his work in the dark fantasy genre. His work attempts to blur the balance between menace and beauty. His work can be found in numerous publications, merchandise, literature, DVD and CD packaging both nationally and internationally.

C.V 1995 to present – Victoria State Emergency Service, providing multimedia and graphic design services – promotional products, fleet design, building design, signage, publications, educational resources, training aids, logos, campaign creative. 1996 to present – Graphic design and artwork provision creating cover art / flyers / logos and merchandise designs, film props, film promotion creative, book cover design and illustration, e-book designs.

Solo Exhibitions:
2009 – The Third Degree – Vedette Club – Footscray, Victoria, Australia
2013 – Caught Between Shadow and Daylight – Mad Gallery – Lancefield, Victoria, Australia
2015 – Chaos Dreaming – Mad Gallery – Lancefield, Victoria, Australia
2016 – Waiting for Yesterday – 5 Kings Cafe – Romsey, Victoria, Australia
2017 – An Eternity in One Moment- 5 Kings Cafe – Romsey, Victoria, Australia

Group Exhibitions:
2011 – Illumination Festival – Geelong Foreshore – Geelong, Victoria, Australia
2011 – Peel Your Eyes – Old Dimmys Complex – Geelong, Victoria, Australia
2012 – Ruin Art Collective – Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
2013 – Ruin Art Collective – Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
2013 – Men and Women – (Chris Wyatt) – Mad Gallery – Lancefield, Victoria, Australia
2013 – What’s left over at Christmas – Mad Gallery – Lancefield, Victoria, Australia
2015 – Captain Palette Presents: Wizards of Wonderland – Northcote, Victoria, Australia
2015 – Exticnt Lancefield Mega Fauna Festival – Mad Gallery – Lancefield, Victoria, Australia
2015 – Anything goes: Party – Mad Gallery – Lancefield, Victoria, Australia
2016 – Captain Palette’s Pirates and Mermaids – Brown Alley – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
2016 – Anything goes: Smoke and Mirrors – Mad Gallery – Lancefield, Victoria, Australia

 

Published Works:
2009 – Inside Artzine Magazine – Cover
2009 – Virus Magazine – Interview and feature
2010 – Inside Artzine Magazine – Featured images
2011 – Inside Artzine Magazine – Interview and feature
2012 – Inside Artzine Magazine – Featured images

Published Works – Literature Cover Art & Illustration:
2007 – The Deliveryman by Author Alan Cooper – (Cover)
2010 – Bogeyman By Author Ashok Desai – (Fully Illustrated)
2011 – Arcane – By Author Nathan Shumate – (Cover)
2011 – Demons, Freaks & Other Abnormalities by Author Michael Laimo – (Cover)
2012 – The Blood of Killers by Author Gerard Hourner -(Cover)
2012 – Broken by Author Weldon Burge – (Cover)
2013 – Delightful Agony by Author David Whitman – (Cover)
2014 – Green Tsunami by Laura Cooney and L.L Soares – (Cover)
2014 – 100 Nighmares by Author K.Z Morano (Cover)
2014 – Love and the mystery of betrayal By Author Sandra Lee Dennis PHD (Cover)
2014 – Shared Nightmares by Cold Fusion Media (Cover)
2015 – Gothic Dreams: Necronomicon by author Sammy Maine (Features)
2015 – The Krampus Chronicles – The Three Sisters – Sonia Halbach (Cover)
2015 – Wolf – Jim Ringel (Cover)
2016 – Yea though I walk – J.P Sloan (Cover)
2016 – Murder Madness & Love – By author Yolanda Renee (Cover)
2016 – Memories of Murder – By author Yolanda Renee (Cover)
2016 – Murder & Obsession – By author Yolanda Renee (Cover)
2016 – Death by Cliche – By author Bob Defendi (Cover)
2017 – The Krampus Chronicles II – Countess of Catchtice – Sonia Halbach (Cover)

Published Works – Album Cover Art (2006 – present):

Belligerent Intent, Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, Chris Szkup, Dark Order, Darkness Visible, Elrazor, Eye of the Enemy, Fireballs, Grabak, Headbore, Headless, Intercranial Tremors, Myriad of Dreams, POC, Shadowlab, Stobiloid, Supremacy,  The Feckers, Vendetta, Victor Pender, Witchgrinder, Gein, Seth Rosenbloom, Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard.

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