Born in 1954, Australia. Daly is the member of the International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, since 1986. From 2013 to 2016, he is the head of the ceramic workshop at The School of Art Australian National University. He had over 98 solo exhibitions throughout Australia. His works represented in over 80 national and international art galleries and museums, including National Gallery of Australia Victoria & Albert Museum, UK, Aberystwyth Art Centre (Wales) American Museum of Ceramic Art, California (USA),Ariana Museum (Switzerland), and Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (Canada). He is the author of Lustres (2012) and Developing Glazes (2013).