Daniel Enkaoua was born in1962 in Meaux, France. Enkaoua settled in Jerusalem in 1982, he moved in 2004 to Barcelona where he currently lives and works.
Enkaoua's work has been showcased in solo and group exhibitions, in museums and galleries around the world, including the Montserrat Museum, Spain, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, the Sophienholm Museum, Lyngby, Denmark, and Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Marlborough Fine Art, London, Marlborough Fine Art, USA, and. Galerie Albrecht, Germany.
Enkaoua has been the recipient of various awards including the BP Portrait Award 2010, National Portrait Gallery, London, and the Prix Société des Bains de Mer, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Enkaoua's works are kept in collections worldwide including The Israel Museum for Contemporary Art Collection (Israel); The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Israeli Art (Israel); The Doron Sebbag Art Collection, (Israel); Röling Collection, (Netherlands); Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation ESKFF, NY (USA).