Euan Heng was born in Oban, Argyllshire, Scotland in 1945 and has lived in Australia since 1977. Between 1960 and 1970 the artist was employed in various occupations, in- cluding four years as a merchant seaman travelling worldwide. He completed undergraduate and post graduate studies at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee in 1975 and was later awarded a research MA from RMIT University, Melbourne in 1995. The artist is represented in public and university museum collections in all states of Australia and Scotland including the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Queensland Art Gallery and the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow. During his academic career he held many prestigious and senior appointments and recently retired from his role as Associate Professor in Graduate Research at MADA, Monash University, Melbourne. Heng has participated in visiting artist/lectureships and residencies in Australia and overseas, including the Australia Council Residency at the British School at Rome in 1999, a Royal Scottish Academy Residency in Scotland in 2010 and most recently at Deakin University to participate in the 2018 Drawing Room Project. In 2004 he received the inaugural Australian Council for University Art and Design Schools Distinguished Research Award and the Australian Print Workshop’s George Collie Memorial Award in 2018.