Danae Thyssen is the Managing Director of For Art Sake Creative Consulting and a well renown South Australian Visual Artist with a Masters in Art, Design and Creative Practice from the University of South Australia. Danae has received multiple awards, including being the 2013 recipient of the Golden Key Scholarship Award and the Linda Lou Murphy Scholarship Award. In 2015, Danae was a finalist in the Emma Hack Art Prize and The NCAP Awards and a finalist in the Australian Contemporary Arts Prize in 2015, 2018 and is also a selected finalist for 2019.
In 2015 Danae was an exhibiting artist and Co-curator of the Little Rundle Street Art Project, nominated for a Fringe Award. Of particular note, Danae was part of the Australian Milano Art Invasion, exhibiting at the Artmeet Gallery & Art Expo Milan during the international World Expo 2015. Danae was included in the Exposure Awards Digital Art Display which premiere at the Louvre on the 13th July – in ‘The Dreamers Collection.