REPRESENTED

Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

 

CONTACT

 maritahewitt@gmail.com

Currently living and working in Kerikeri,  New Zealand.

 

EDUCATION

Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching: 2009 : Auckland University of Technology

Bachelor of Visual Arts (printmaking major): 2002-2004: Auckland University of Technology

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016, Gallery Artists, 2016, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

Portage Ceramic Award, 2015, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery

National Contemporary Art Award, 2015, Waikato Museum, Hamilton

John Pule, Marita Hewitt, Layla Walter, 2014, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland

Imposters: Sculptures from the Wallace Arts Trust Collection, 2014, Little Gallery, Pah Homestead, Auckland

Value, 2014, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland

Portage Ceramic Award, 2013, The Silos, Auckland (work also travelled to Wellington)

Wallace Art Award, 2013, Pah Homestead, Auckland (work also travelled to various nationwide galleries)

National Contemporary Art Award, 2013, Waikato Museum, Hamilton

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

Group Show, 2010Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

Best Before, 2009Rm, Auckland

Paint on Paper, 2009Rm, Auckland

National Drawing Award, 2008, Artspace, Enjoy, Physics Room

Walking Stella, 2007, Rm 103, Auckland

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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

High Tide, 2017, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

Pulp, 2015, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

Object Lure, 2014, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

That Was Yesterday, 2013, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

Entropy, 2011, Level 1 358 K' Rd, Auckland

Number 53, Number 55, 2009, Dep_art_ment, Auckland

Untitled Watercolours, 2008, Oui, Auckland

Window, 2008, Dep_art_ment, Auckland

Watercolours by Marita Hewitt, 2008, Oui, Auckland

Arrangements, 2008, Sideroom, Auckland

 

AWARDS

Portage Award 2015, Finalist

National Contemporary Art Award 2015, Finalist

National Contemporary Art Award 2013, Finalist

Wallace Award 2013, 1st Runner Up

Portage Award 2013, Merit Award Winner

 

TEXT

Watercolourist's Travel Light, Art News New Zealand, Summer 2014, pp. 100-103

Roelants, A. 2016, Material thinking and sustainability in contemporary ceramics. Artlink, Issue 36:1, pp 32 - 39

39.https://www.artlink.com.au/articles/4435/material-thinking-and-sustainability-in-contempora/

Objectify, Urbis Magazine, Issue 99, pp. 40 (photography by Toaki Okano, art direction by Thomas Cannings)

RESIDENCIES

The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China, April 2016 (Funded in part thanks to Creative NZ)

Vermont Studio Centre, USA, May, June ,July 2014 (Awarded by Wallace Arts Trust)

Detroit, New York, USA, (Self funded), June, July, August 2010

 

COLLECTIONS

Wallace Trust Collection

Price Waterhouse Coopers Collection

Parkin Collection

Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery

Along with work in a number of private collections in New Zealand and abroad.