Melanie Daniel was born in 1972 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and is based in Tel Aviv.
Melanie completed her BFA and MFA at Bezalel Academy of arts.
Her work has been widely exhibited in Israel and abroad, with solo exhibitions at the Asya Geisberg Gallery in New York, at Kelowna Art Gallery in British Columbia, at the Tel Aviv Museum, at Angelika Knapper Gallery in Stockholm, and in a variety of group exhibitions from the Israel Museum of Art to the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art and the Petach Tikva Museum of Contemporary Art.
In 2012, she received the Pollock-Krasner Grant and a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, and was a NARS Foundation Resident. In 2009 Daniel was awarded a solo exhibition for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art's Rappaport Prize for Young Israeli Painters. Her work has been reviewed by CBC/Radio Canada, Frieze Magazine, and Newsweek.