Daniel Do Amaral born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 1952; moved to Frankfurt, Germany in 1973 for a photo design apprenticeship at Castle of Ziegenberg. Attended the Hochschule fur Gestaltung in Offanbach am/Main. Completed the apprenticeship in 1975 with photography and painting portfolio. Studied fine arts at the Staedelschule fuer Bildende Kunst in Frankfurt.
After studying in Germany, do Amaral came to the United States, settling in Boston where he continued his work in photography and painting. He had several shows in Boston before moving to New York City. His work here continued in Photography, Painting and Sculpture. do Amaral lived in Kamakura, Japan on an Aikido scholarship and joined various Calligraphy Workshops. In Japan he had several shows, exhibiting watercolors, collages and photography from 1989 to 1991. Significant collections of do Amaral’s work is held in private collections in Brazil, Paris, Frankfurt, Japan, Boston and several other places in the United States. He continues to live and work in New York City.