Daniel Gray-Barnett is an award-winning illustrator and author who lives in the Huon Valley in Tasmania with his husband, german shorthaired pointers and chickens.
Self-taught, he studied Medical Science at the University of Sydney before swapping his microscope for pencils when he realised illustration had a much lower patient mortality rate. He works across a range of projects with clients in advertising, editorial and publishing.
His first book, Grandma Z, won the Children’s Book Council of Australia award for Best New Illustrator. It was also featured in the Society of Illustrators’ Original Art and annual shows and was chosen by the International Youth Library as one of 2019’s White Ravens.