Born in Sydney.
Petrina Hicks studied communication and media studies at the University of Canberra/Australia. She works as an artist in Sydney.
Her work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions both in Australia and Internationally. Selected Exhibitions: Pingyao International Photography, Shanxi Province/China (2010); »Paris Photo« Carrousel du Louvre Paris/France (2008),»Australia: Optimism«, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia (2008); C International Photo Magazine exhibition, Phillipes de Pury, New York/USA (2007); »In Cold Light«, Cenre for Contemporary Photography Melbourne/Australia (2006); »Petrina Hick: Australia-Japan. The Exchange of Viewpoints«, Early Gallery Osaka/Yapan (2006);»Truth and Likeness«, National Portrait Gallery Canberra/Australien (2006); »Light Sensitives«, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2006); »Silence«, ABA Art Contemporary, Palma de Mallorca/Spain (2006).
Petrina Hicks has received numerous prizes and awards. Recently, she has won the ABN Amro Emerging Artist Awards and has been granted a residency at La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (both in 2008).