American, b. 1974
Megan Hinton is a visual artist based in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Hinton assembles materials in painting, printmaking, sculpture, and photography to reassemble personal and public narratives. Megan recently received a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studio Art from Mills College in Oakland, California where she was awarded the Hung Liu MFA Prize. She is also the 2020 recipient of the Alice C. Cole ’42 Merit Grant from Wellesley College. Her work has been shown work at Farm Project Space in Wellfleet, MA, SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco and The State University of New York Adirondack Visual Art Gallery. In 2019 Hinton was awarded The Murphy Cadogan Scholarship from the San Francisco Foundation and an artist residency from 20 Summers in Provincetown. Additional residency fellowships have been awarded from The Women’s Studio Workshop, Les Amis De La Grande Vigne in Brittany, France, and Frans Masereel Centrum, an International Printmaking Center in Belgium. Megan is also an art writer, educator, curator, and lecturer.