Since graduated with First Class Honours from The Victoria College of the Arts in 2007, Hewson has completed numerous research projects and solo exhibitions.
Including, ‘Untitled (Sleeping) 2017’ (where she used Temazepam to remain asleep in the gallery space for the duration of the exhibition), ‘Untitled (Hildale)’ (where she entered notorious FLDS cult community and lived for 10 days in Utah 2015), Untitled (viewer as patient) (where she conducted over 50 private therapy sessions in the gallery space 2018/19), ‘Untitled (are you ok bob)’ (where she shot notorious video work / rape representation in New York 2015), and ‘Untitled (Ron)’ (where she spent two week interview pornography actors and following Ron Jeremy in Los Angeles 2015).
Hewson was a Ramsay Art Prize finalist (2019), completed a six month residency at Residency Unlimited in New York (2015), was a recipient of the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art international project (2014), was selected by Art Collector Magazine as one of Australia's 50 most collectible artists (2011), and is currently studying at the Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis in Melbourne.
“I am working to generate ways of speaking about the body that are alternative to patriarchal ideology encoded in art, law, language and economy. Thus I use my body in my work as a means to inhabit a new subject position alternative to these singular idealities.” – Hewson