18.12.2012 in19:06 in Miscellaneous -->
Marian Drew, born in 1960, Bundaberg, is one of Australia’s most significant contemporary photographic artists. Drew’s practice, spanning more than twenty years, is characterised by innovation and exploration of photo-media. Drew has held over 20 solo shows across Australia, United States, France and Germany and is currently represented by galleries in United States and Australia. Her work is held is many major public and private collections across Australia including Australian National Gallery, Queensland Art Gallery, South Australian Art Gallery and in the J. Paul Getty Museum in the USA.
Drew has one previous publication; Marian Drew – Photographs + Video works; a survey of her practice from 1983 to 2006, which contains texts by Dr. Caroline Jordan, Anne Kirker, Dr. Brigitta Olubas, Russel Storer and a foreword by internationally renowned art theoretician Geoffrey Batchen. Drew was chosen to represent Australia in the First Asia Pacific Triennial at the Queensland Art Gallery. Recently one of her works was purchased by the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, where it featured in the exhibition “In Focus: Still Life” in September 2010. Presently, Drew is an Associate Professor at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.