Danko Merin was born 1962. in Sarajevo. He graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina). He is a member of HDLU and the Croatian Association of Artists of Zagreb.

He is engaged in painting, graphics, teaching, illustration, digital design, and art pottery. He lives and works in Križevčec, near Zagreb (CRO). From 2017.- 2019, the curator of Gallery ""Kraluš"" where are organized many notable exhibitions. Danko Merin's works of art are in private collections in Europe and other parts of the world.