*1977 born in Adelaide, Australia

Dan McPharlin is an Adelaide based artist and designer, currently working across various media, both 2D and 3D. His work has appeared on record sleeves, international magazine covers, books and websites.

1997 Studied Visual Arts, University of South Australia


2008 British Society of Magazine Editors, top covers of 2008

2008 Communication Arts, Award of excellence for audio/visual packaging


2009 Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2008 LA Modernism, Santa Monica, California

2008 Spiral Building, Aoyama, Tokyo

2007 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2006 – present Scotch Fine Art Exhibition, Adelaide, Australia


The New York Times

Wallpaper Magazine

Esquire Magazine

Wired Magazine



Lo Recordings

Warp Records

Stones Throw Records

Jazz & Milk Recordings

Backyard Recordings

Ojingo Labs


DoRight! Music

Additional Publications

Stereographics, Viction:ary

Tactile, Die Gestalten Verlag

Papercraft, Die Gestalten Verlag

Trends 2009/10 from Central Saint Martins

Semi-Permanent 06

Grafik Magazine

Lodown Magazine

Eye Magazine

Synthesizer Magazine

Groove Magazine

Craft Magazine

Readymade Magazine

Fresh Ideas Magazine

Wax Poetics Magazine

Create Digital Music 2008 Guide

Merge Magazine