Marian Drew is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Queensland College of Art and PhD candidate at the Canberra School of Art and Design, ANU. She has held over forty solo shows and numerous group shows in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Germany, France, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Peru. Her work is held in collections that include the John Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Museum of Photographic Art, San Diego, National Gallery of Australia, Victorian National Gallery, Art Gallery of South Australia, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Monash Gallery of Art, Murdoch University, and University of Queensland. She represented Australia in the First Asia Pacific Triennial 1993, Dubai Photo, curated by Alasdair Foster, 2016, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China 2010 and the Photoquai Photography Biennale, Paris 2011. Recent exhibitions include Still Life Now, 2022, QAGOMA, Marian Drew Survey, 2019, and Strata, 2020, at Andrew Baker Gallery Brisbane, Strata, 2020, This is no fantasy, Melbourne; Wall Power: Contemporary Australian Photography, showing in Cologne, Berlin, London and Paris, 2017/2018, Still Life, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney, 2017.