Megan Perkins’ fine art practice encompasses a variety of material and media including jewellery, objects and photography. Her work considers themes of place and our connection to our environment through texture, colour, pattern and geometry.
Megan graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2006, majoring in Graphic Design and Photography. She also undertook a mentorship in vitreous enamel jewellery with Kevin Perkins in 2004, and has since become proficient in this ancient craft.
She has exhibited widely, participating in numerous solo and group shows. Her work features in a variety of galleries including Handmark Gallery, The Design Centre and Collect at Object Gallery in Sydney. She has previously won the Dombrovskis Prize, been awarded an Arts Tasmania Individuals Grant and is currently part of the Australia Council's Jump program for emerging artists where she is being mentored by one of Australia’s most respected contemporary jewellers, Anna Davern. She recently won the Photomedia Prize at the Wrest Point Art Awards.