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Meg Hewitt was born in 1973 in Sydney, Australia and formally studied sculpture, painting and temporal media. She took up photography in 2010 and since then has been selected as a finalist in the Moran Prize for Contemporary Photography, the Head On Prize, the Lensculture Street Photography Awards and the Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women as well as being awarded a gold medal from the Tokyo International Foto Competition 2018 and a silver medal from the Prix de la Photographie, Paris, 2016. In 2017 she was named fringe artist of the year at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale and highly commended in the Australian Photobook of the Year awards

Prizes and Awards
2018 Gold medal, Fine Art, Book Category Tokyo International Foto Awards

2018 Commended finalist, Australian and New Zealand Photobook of the Year awards

2017 Winner of Designscope award for best fringe exhibition at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale

2017 Finalist, Head On Landscape Prize, Semi Finalist Head On Portrait Prize, Sydney Australia

2016 Finalist in the Lensculture International Street Photography Awards

2016 Silver Medal for 'Tokyo Is Yours', series for a book, PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris

2015 Finalist in the Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women, Brightspace, Melbourne, Australia

2011 Finalist in the Moran Contemporary Photographic prize, State Library of NSW, Sydney, Australia

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Tokyo is Yours at Anne Clergue Galerie, Arles, France, July 1 - September 7

2018 Tokyo Is Yours at Kodoji, Shinjuku, Tokyo, April 2 - April 14

2017 Tokyo Is Yours at Flinders Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia, November 16- December 9

2017 Tokyo Is Yours at Ballarat International Foto Biennale Fringe, 19 August to 17 September

Public Collections holding Artists Book Tokyo is Yours
Victoria and Albert Museum - London

International Centre for Photography - New York

The University of California at San Diego Art Library

Occidental College - Los Angeles 

Amherst College - Massachusetts

National Library of Australia - Canberra

Asia Pacific Photobook Archive - Melbourne

Publications and Reviews
2019 Loeil de la Photographie - exhibition at Anne Clergue Gallerie

2019 La Quotidien de L’Art - exhibition at Anne Clergue Gallery

2019 Polkas Favorites at the Rencontres d’Arles 2019

2019 Soliel FM Radio interview in Provence with Anne Clergue

2019 La Provence - Focus on the exhibition at Anne Clergue Gallerie

2019 Pacific Exposures, Photography and the Australia-Japan Relationship by Melissa Miles and Robin Gerster -
pgs 222-226 - Cross-Cultural (Mis)Understandings: Independent Photography Since the 1980s

2019 Interview with Sam Ferris on Aussie Street

2018 Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts Magazine - review by Melissa Miles

2018 A new nothing Efrem Zelony-Mindell / W.M. Hunt

2018 dofoto - Slovakia - interview with Matus Zajac and Nicole Jasakova

2018 Good2b - best photobooks of 2017

2017 Art Almanac, Australia - Tokyo Is Yours - book review

2017 Lomography Magazine - A moment when Tokyo Is Ours, An interview with Meg Hewitt

2017 Globetrotter Magazine - A photographers exploration of post tsunami Japan

2017 粗糙、模糊、失焦的美學   Lomography Japan

2017 Lomography Magazine - Are, Bure, Boke

2017 Huck Magazine - Photos that explore the modern juxtaposition of Japan

2017 magazine, Chile - Feature

2017 Manifesto XXI - Meg Hewitt presents Tokyo Is Yours

2017 メグヒューイット Moby Japan

2017 Lomography Taiwan - Tokyo Is Yours review

2017 Hannah Watsons top 5 from Arles - BJP

2017 Guillotine Magazine, France - Feature

2017 Feature on British Journal of Photography - Photobook - Tokyo Is Yours

2017 Good2b - review of the exhibition in Arles - Spanish

2017 FP Magazine - review of the exhibition in Arles - Italian

2017 Lensculture -Seeking Sense through Street Photography

2017 Photodust - Tokyo Is Yours

2017 Royal Photographic Society review of Arles

2017 L'oeil de la photographie - review of the exhibtion in Arles

2016 Feature on LensCulture - Tokyo Is Yours

2016 P3 Publico - Portuguese News - Tokyo Is Yours

2016 东京是你的,也是我的 The Cover - Chinese Newspaper - Tokyo Is Yours

Other Education and Experience
2016-2017 Assistant to Magnum photographer Jacob Aue Sobol in Copenhagen, Denmark

2012-2014 Founding Director, 10x8 gallery, Sydney, Australia

2011-2012 Certificate IV in Photoimaging, Sydney Institute of Technology

1990-1994 National Art School, major in painting and sculpture, East Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Sobol Studio - Jacob Aue Sobol, Natnada Marchal, Meg Hewitt and Sarah Michelle Riisager
‘A Space for Photography’ as part of Voies Off, Les Rencontres d'Arles, France

2016 Lensculture Street Photography Awards at San Francisco Cameraworks

2016 SQ1 at ARO gallery, inaugural group show by Square One Studios, William St, Sydney

2016 Coterie, curated by Sandy Edwards, Head On Photo Festival, Depot Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2016 Punctum, Gallery Place M, Tokyo Japan

2016 In Residence Group Show, Depot Gallery, Sydney Australia

2014 October Unseen, curated by Sandy Edwards, 10x8 gallery, Sydney, Australia

2014 Mira Cuba - Group Show, 10x8 gallery, Chippendale, Sydney, Australia