Dr. Gay McDonald is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW | Art & Design. Her current research centres on the construction and uptake of international exhibitions circulated within the arena of international relations. McDonald is currently working on a manuscript with Dr. Laura Fisher that maps how, since 1994, key curators have showcased Australian art internationally. She has published in a range of publications including the Journal of Australian Studies, Artlink, Design Issues, Journal of Design History and The Conversation.