Marian Drew


Marian Drew has held exhibitions in Australia, the United States, France, Hong Kong, Peru, Singapore and Germany. She represented Australia in the First Asia Pacific Triennial at the Queensland Art Gallery. Drew's work is a part of major collections such as the Getty Museum Los Angeles, National Gallery of Australia, Queensland Art Gallery, Fonds National D’Art Contemporain Paris, Museum for Contemporary Art Brisbane and numerous other photographic collections world-wide.

Her first monograph entitled Marian Drew Photographs and Video Works was published by the Queensland Centre for Photography in 2006.

As well as completing several important public art commissions in Australia, Drew was named as one of Australia’s most collectable artists in Australian Art Collector magazine, 2006. Recently, Marian Drew was awarded an Australia Council Grant and subsequently held a residency at PS1 New York.

Recent group exhibitions include 30x: Three Decades, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego (2013); Photoquai 3rd Biennial of World Images, Musee du Quai Branly, Paris (2011); Signal 8, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong (2011); Light Crossings – Australia Peru, Centro Cultural and Inca Garcilaso, Peru (2011); Australia Felix, Crane Institute, Philadelphia, USA (2011); Art San Diego 2011, Joseph Bellows Gallery USA and The Rapture of Death, Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria.


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January 28, 2015

In this solo exhibition at Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Marian Drew’s exquisite photographs and small sculptures raise questions about the value we as Australians place on our unique natural environment. Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts is a unique contemporary … Continue reading

July 31, 2014

Congratulations to Owen Leong and Marian Drew on being finalists in the prestigious Bowness Prize to be held at the Monash Gallery of Art. Dates  to be announced

June 17, 2014

The tenth VOLTA international art fair is underway this week in Basel, Switzerland. In collaboration with Helen Gory Galerie, our joint exhibition initiative, This Is No Fantasy, has produced a booth with immense visual impact – photographers Marian Drew and … Continue reading

May 22, 2014

THIS IS NO FANTASY is excited to announce their next international project appearing at VOLTA10 BASEL from 16-22 June, 2014. Two  highly regarded Australian artists, Marian Drew and Jacqui Stockdale will be featured in a curated exhibition titled Outland. Wallpaper by photomedia artist Valerie … Continue reading

April 17, 2014

Art Basel Hong Kong is upon us once again! dianne tanzer gallery + projects will be exhibiting a solo exhibition of new work by Natasha Bieniek. After an extremely successful sell-out exhibition with Juan Ford in 2013, dianne tanzer gallery … Continue reading

June 19, 2013

Photographic works by Marian Drew are being exhibited in AIR BORN, a group exhibition at McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park opening this Saturday 22 June. AIR BORN brings together a vibrant collection of 19 contemporary artists’ work who through their varying … Continue reading

May 15, 2013

Marian Drew‘s solo exhibition, Ornamental (Royal National Park), opens this Friday at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre. Appearing as part of this year’s Head On Photo Festival,  Ornamental (Royal National Park),  is the culmination of Marian Drew’s residency at Hazelhurst and responds … Continue reading

February 26, 2013

Marian Drew‘s photographic work is featuring in the major group exhibition 30x: Three Decades at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) in San Diego. In celebration of MOPA’s 30th anniversary, 30x: Three Decades highlights one acquisition from each of MOPA’s 30 years, … Continue reading

January 23, 2013

dianne tanzer gallery + projects is currently exhibiting at Art Stage Singapore, the premier fair of the Asia Pacific Region. Boasting 130 international galleries from 23 countries, Art Stage Singapore is keenly followed by globally renowned collectors and curators. dianne … Continue reading

December 20, 2012

Check us out at Art Stage Singapore, 24-27 January, Marina Bay Sands. We are presenting solo exhibitions with Marian Drew and Victoria Reichelt. Marian Drew, Drake, 2012, pigment print on archival Hahnemuhle cotton paper, 110x100cm Victoria Reichelt, Slide, 2012, oil … Continue reading

December 12, 2012

We are looking forward to exhibiting solo exhibitions with Marian Drew and Victoria Reichelt at Art Stage Singapore. Beginning January 24, the art fair brings together the best of the Asia-Pacific region including internationally renowned galleries. With over 120 galleries … Continue reading

November 15, 2012

THE RAPTURE OF DEATH Juan Ford, Marian Drew, Jo Bertini, Andrew Browne, Adam Cullen, Julia deVille,  Linde Ivimey, Anne Judell, Sam Leach, eX de Medici, V.R. Morrison, Ben Quilty, Kate Rhode, Ricky Swallow, Michael Zavros 10 November 2012 to 20 … Continue reading

July 12, 2012

Marian Drew and Jorge Deustua’s exhibition Beyond Landscape opens this weekend at the Queensland Centre for Photography. The exhibition explores landscape at night in Peru and Australia. The artists began this project in 2010 after a chance meeting in Australia, … Continue reading

May 11, 2012

Marian Drew is featured in ANIMAL/HUMAN, an exhibition at the University of Queensland Art Museum. The exhibition explores our relationships with animals and the complexity, contradiction and connections between species. The exhibition focuses on the scientific, cultural and ethical nature … Continue reading

October 27, 2011

Yhonnie Scarce is back home after a whirlwind trip to New York , her work was received to great acclaim and she will be exhibiting back in the USA in 2012. If you’re in Peru, Marian Drew is exhibiting new … Continue reading