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 silver medal from the Prix de la Photographie, Paris.
Meg’s work was recently exhibited during the Rencontres d’Arles Voies off program in France and in group shows at San Francisco Cameraworks, Depot Gallery, Project 504, 10×8 Gallery, The State Library of NSW and the Australian Centre of Photography. In 2016 she exhibited part of the series ‘Tokyo Is Yours’ at Place M Gallery in Tokyo Japan. In July 2017 Tokyo Is Yours the book was launched as a limited edition in Arles, France.
Prizes and Awards
2017 Finalist Head On Landscape Prize, Semi Finalist Head On Portrait Prize
2016 Finalist in the Lensculture International Street Photography Awards
2016 Second Prize for ‘Tokyo Is Yours’, series for a book, PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris – Silver Medal
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