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Marian Drew

Marian Drew
Bird with tree and bowl 2006
Inkjet print, Edition 5
90 × 110 cm

  Marian Drew

Biography
1960
Born Bundaberg, Queensland
2019
Lives and works Brisbane, Queensland

Education

1988
Diploma of Teaching, Brisbane College of Advanced Education, Queensland
1984-85 
Post graduate studies, The University of Kassel, Hessen, Germany—under DAAD Scholarship, Awarded Dyason Bequest administered by Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 
1980-84
Bachelor of Visual Art, (Letter of Merit) Major in Photo-media, Canberra School of Art, ACT

Professional Experience

2017–18
Adjunct Associate Professor, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane
2017
Founder, BaroqueLab (a collective of artists and designers), Brisbane
2016
Director of Photography, Bachelor and Honours Program, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane
2011–16
Associate Professor, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane
2009–11
Convenor of Photography Program, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane 
2003–12
Founding member/Deputy Chair, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane
2001–02
Deputy Director, Gold Coast/Logan Campuses, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Queensland 
1986–2007
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane
2005
Visiting Fellow, University of Tasmania, Hobart

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Survey 1983–2018, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2018
Devonian Flesh/Swallowing the Cave, Turner Gallery, Perth
2015
Inheritance, Michael Reid Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Fresh, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
Conceits, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne
2014
Fresh, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, Hong Kong
Centrepiece, Turner Gallery, Perth
2013
Ornamental (Royal National Park), Hazelhurst Regional Arts Centre and Art Gallery, Sydney; Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2012
Body and Grace, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
2010
Illuminated Landscapes, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
All that remains, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
Re-entry, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2009
Birds, Queensland Center for Photography, Brisbane; Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2008
Every Living Thing, Turner Gallery, Perth
Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney 
Still Lives, Fremantle Art Centre, Western Australia
2007
Hill Smith Gallery Adelaide 
2006
Still Life and Landscape, Robin Gilbson Gallery, Sydney; Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2005
Still Lives, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane; Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
After the Fall, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
2004
Australiana, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
2003
Australiana, Gallery 482, Brisbane
2000
Marian Drew: Powerhouse Photographs, Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland
1999
This is What I Think, Gallery 482, Brisbane
1998
Black and White, Gallery 482, Brisbane
1997
Marian Drew: A Retrospective (1984–1997), Bundaberg City Art Gallery, Queensland
1996
Persistent Blindness, Brisbane City Gallery, Queensland
1994
Things Past, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Joint Exhibitions

2014
Silver Maisie and Bab's Holiday (with Barbara Heath), Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
2012
Lorikeet Island Project (with Alana Hampton), Gold Coast Art Gallery, Bundall, Queensland
2011
Beyond Landscape—Peru Australia (with Jorge Deustua), Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Lima, Peru
2004
Scribble Art + Architecture (with Simon Laws), Southbank Parklands, Brisbane
2002
Awake/Asleep: Thomas Bachler/Marian Drew, Australia Centre, Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 
Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery, New South Wales
Australian Exotica, Tweed Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2017–18 
Wall Power: Contemporary Australian Photography, Haus der Stiftungen, Cologne, Germany; The High Commission of Australia in London, London, United Kingdom; Direktorenhaus, Berlin, Germany; Embassy of Australia, Paris, France
2017
Contemporary Still Life, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney
Illuminance, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide 
Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture, Tweed Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2014–17
Animal Fanfair, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Queensland; Caloundra Regional Gallery, Queensland; Artspace Mackay, Queensland; Moranbah Coalface Art Gallery, Queensland; Chinchilla White Gums Art Gallery, Queensland; Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Queensland; Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland
2016
Birds: Flight Paths in Australian Art, Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
Dubai Photo, Dubai, UAE
Australia Exotica, Monash University Gallery of Art, Melbourne
2015
Wall Power: Significant Australian Contemporary Photography and Photomedia, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
Australian Artists, Paul McNamara Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand
2013
But mostly air, Australian National University Gallery, Canberra
Mentors: Inspirational Women, Grace Cossington Smith Art Gallery, Sydney
Air Born & Nest: The Art of Birds, McClelland Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, Victoria
Year of the Bird, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2012
Animal Human, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Animal Kingdom, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria
Landscape and the Urban Environment, Amelia Johnson Gallery, Hong Kong
2011
A Generosity of Spirit—Recent Australian Women's Art from the QUT Collection, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
Photoquai Biennale, Musee Branly, Paris, France
The Birds are Flying Low, International Studio and Curatorial Program Brooklyn Gallery, New York USA
Still Life, John Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2010
Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
2010–11
Colour Blind: Contemporary Black and White, Art Factory, Brisbane
Suburbia, Redcliffe Art Gallery, Queensland
The State We're In—Contemporary Queensland Photography, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2009–10
Twelve Degrees of Latitude: Regional gallery and university art collections in Queensland, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, Queensland; Artspace Mackay, Queensland; Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland; Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Queensland; University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery, Queensland; Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Queensland; Warwick Art Gallery, Queensland
Synchronicity: Queensland Contemporary Photography, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Queensland; Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland; Grafton Regional Gallery, New South Wales; 
2009
Still Life 1930's–present, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Bundall, Queensland
Exposure, Metro Arts Brisbane, Queensland
2008
Every Living Thing, Fremantle Art Centre, West Australia
2007
The Body 2007, Human Hous Projects, Soho, New York, NY, USA
Grey Water, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Boom ! Taiwan Australia New Media Arts Festival, Taipei University, Taiwan; Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Snap Freeze: Still Life Now, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria
Twenty artists, Twenty years, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland
Antipodean Bestiary, RMIT University, Melbourne
Beneath the Surface, Kick Arts Centre for Contemporary Art, Cairns, Queensland
2006
Artifice: Recent Queensland Photography, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
Photo Los Angeles—the 16th International Photographic Exposition, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Animals as Allegory, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2005
Other Dimensions—Contemporary Photomedia from Australia, China, Japan, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
ARC Biennial, Brisbane City Hall, Queensland
Chance Encounter, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
2004
The Idea of the Animal, RMIT Art Gallery, Melbourne
Sleight, Redland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Back to Kassel: Part 3—Photography, Kassel Kunstverein, Germany
Another Viewpoint: Camera-less, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane
2001
Styx: Projektion Video Art, European Kunst Akademie Trier, Trier, Germany
Buried in Cotton, Gallery 482, Brisbane
1998
Signature Works: 25 Years of Australian Photography, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
1996
The Power to Move, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1994
Mad and Bad Women, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1993
1st Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Recent Grants and Residencies

2013
Artist in residence, Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2012
Professional Development Grant, Arts Queensland, Brisbane
2010
Residency, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, NY, USA 
2005
Major Grant, Arts Queensland, Brisbane
New Work Grant, Australian Visual Arts and Craft Board, Sydney

Public Art/Commissions

National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Brisbane Magistrates Court, Queensland
Brisbane City Council , Queensland
Brisbane River Festival, Queensland
Charlotte Street Towers, Brisbane 
Environmental Protection Agency, Queensland
Museum of Brisbane, Queensland
Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
Queensland Academy of Sport, Brisbane
South Bank Institute of Technology, Brisbane

Curatorship

2016
Plenty, Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland
2011
Buoyancy, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
2010
Flying Colours, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Bundall, Queensland (with Dr Donna Marcus)

Selected Bibliography

Barber, Stepehn; Benson, Michaell; Johnson, Leo and Hodgson; Francis. teNeues Publishing Switzerland, Earth: Prix Pictet, teNeues, Kempen, 2009
Craig, Gordon. The state we’re in: Contemporary Queensland photography [ex. cat]. UQ Art Museum, Brisbane, 2010
Craig, Gordon. Artifice: Recent Queensland Photography [ex. cat.], QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, 2006
Martin-Chew, Louise. ‘The nocturnal zone’, Australian Art Review, 30 April 2012
Newton, Gael, Monneraye, Claire and Frost, Dr Andrew. Wall Power: Contemporary Australian Photography [ex. cat.], Michael Reid, Sydney and Berlin, 2017
Ortega, Maurice (editor). ‘Unfound in Australia’, IANN, Vol.8, 2012
Thompson, Alice. ‘Peru to 4101’, The West End Magazine, 1 April 2016

Selected Public Collections

International

Fonds National D'Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris, France 
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Museum of Photographic Art (MOPA), San Diego, CA, USA

Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Artbank, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adeleaide
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Australian Institute of Sport, Melbourne 
Brisbane Magistrates Court, Queensland
Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland
City of Brisbane Collection, Queensland
Griffith University, Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Mater Children's Hospital, Springfield, Queensland
Monash University, Melbourne
Murdoch University, Perth
Museum of Brisbane, Queensland
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townville, Queensland
Powerhouse Performing Arts Complex, Sydney
Queensland Academy of Sport, Brisbane
South Bank Institute of Technology, Brisbane
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
Suncorp Collection, Brisbane
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
University of South East Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland
Waverley City Council, Melbourne