Leslie Hewitt lives and works in New York City. She has held residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the American Academy in Berlin, Germany amongst others.
A solo exhibition of her work, Leslie Hewitt: Collective Stance, was recently on view at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, New York after premiering at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto. She participated in the contemporary photography survey exhibition Photo-Poetics: An Anthology at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Her work is in the public collection at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Menil Collection, Houston; and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.