Daniel Paley was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel.
Daniel completed his BFA at the school for Multidisciplinary Art of the Shenkar College of Art, Design and engineering. During this period Daniel developed a work process that explores culture through combining sculpture and print making. Using objects identified with specific places and eras, Daniel mixes and matches the figurative and abstract to create in-depth installations.
In 2012 Daniel received the Asrieli award of excellence and in 2016 he was awarded the Sharett America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship.