Australian born photographer Lisa Maree Williams has an extensive history in portraiture and documentary. Nurturing a love of visual storytelling whilst studying a Bachelor Degree of Photography at Griffith University, she has over the past two decades worked closely with leading agencies and publishers such as; Getty Images, Bloomberg, APN News Group, News Corp, and Fairfax Media. Lisa's work traverses editorial, commercial and art realms, chronicling issues surrounding gender, migration and changes in the cultural landscape. Working independently since 2005, projects have taken her throughout Asia, Cuba, North America, Japan, Brazil, Europe and her home country of Australia. A host photographer at the 2016 Rio Olympics, 2008 World Youth Day in Sydney and 2007 APEC Summit. Lisa also documented Pope Francis during his state visit to the Philippines in 2015 and the historic ‘Sorry Day’ events at Australian Parliament House, Canberra. Also covering numerous royal visits, including Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, during their first official Australian visit in 2016. Photographing exclusively for Getty Images she has covered numerous Australian Federal Election Campaigns, travelling with leaders John Howard, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Bill Shorten. Among many entertainment assignments, Lisa toured North America with music duo ‘The Veronicas’ in 2008 and has photographed Fashion Weeks in Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore and Bali. Lisa’s work has appeared in a number of exhibitions around the world and is held in the private collections of NIDA and University of the Sunshine Coast, her work has also been recognised by the Sony World Photography Awards, Walkley Awards, Head On Portrait Prize, Moran Photographic Prize, Australian Photojournalist Association Documentary Award and the (IPA) International Photography Awards. A solo exhibition showcasing Lisa’s portraiture work was curated by Dawn Oelrich and shown at the University of the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery in 2011. And in 2007 her photo series with Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art, titled 'The Players', was sponsored by Canon Australia and exhibited as large-scale prints in conjunction with the annual Sydney Arts Festival. Appearing regularly in leading publications, Lisa has also worked with clients such as BBC Worldwide, SBS Network, David Jones, IMG, Foxtel, National Institute of Dramatic Art, Microsoft Australia and City of Sydney. Along with NGO's and Government Organisations such as AusAid, Wildlife Warriors, National Australia Day Council, Wayside Chapel and the Stroke Foundation.