Marita Hewitt

Marita Hewitt currently works and lives in Kerikeri.

EDUCATION

2004
Bachelor of Visual Arts, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland

2009
Graduate Diploma in (Secondary) Teaching, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Pulp, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

2014
Object Lure, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington
Preservation, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland

2013
That Was Yesterday, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

2011
Entropy, Level 1 358 K’ Rd, Auckland

2009
Number 53, Number 55, Dep_art_ment, Auckland

2008
Untitled Watercolours, Oui, Auckland
Window, Dep_art_ment
Watercolours by Marita Hewitt, Oui, Auckland
Arrangements, 2008, Sideroom, Auckland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Portage Ceramic Award 2015, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland
National Contemporary Art Award 2015, Waikato Museum, Hamilton

2014
John Pule, Marita Hewitt, Layla Walter, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
Imposters: Sculptures from the Wallace Arts Trust Collection, Pah Homestead, Auckland
Value, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland

2013
Portage Ceramic Award 2013, The Silos, Auckland
Wallace Art Award 2013, Pah Homestead, Auckland
National Contemporary Art Award 2013, Waikato Museum, Hamilton

2012
Artworks from a Private Collection, Te Awamutu Museum, Te Awamutu

2010
Group Show, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

2009
Best Before, Rm, Auckland
Paint on Paper, Rm, Auckland

2008
National Drawing Award, Artspace, Auckland; Enjoy Public Gallery, Wellington; Physics Room, Christchurch

2007
Walking Stella, Rm 103, Auckland

2005
The Considerations of Marita Hewitt and Elliot Collins, Stanbeth House Gallery, Auckland

AWARDS

2015
National Contemporary Art Award, Finalist
Portage Ceramic Award, Finalist

2013
National Contemporary Art Award, Finalist

2013
Wallace Art Award, 1st Runner Up

2013
Portage Ceramic Award, Merit Award Winner

 

RESIDENCIES

2014
Vermont Studio Centre, Vermont, United States

2010
Detroit and New York, United States

COLLECTIONS

Wallace Art Collection, Auckland
Parkin Collection, Wellington
Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Museum Hotel, Wellington
Price Waterhouse Coopers, Auckland

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Marita Hewitt, “Watercolourists Travel Light,” Art News New Zealand, Summer 2014, pp. 100-103.