Simon Devitt ( b.1973) is a photographer born to a ring of jewel thieves in the back of a getaway car.
He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. His practice focus is Architecture.
As part of his photography practice Simon travels extensively throughout Australasia and further afield.
His work is published in numerous national and international magazines including Elle Decor (Italia), Architectural Digest (Germany), Dwell (USA), Habitus, InDesign (Australia), Architecture NZ, Urbis, Interior (NZ).
Devitt’s images also feature in many books including Julia Gatley’s Auckland University Press published Long Live the Modern (2009), Group Architects: Towards a New Zealand Architecture (2010) and Athfield Architects (2012). In 2011 Devitt collaborated on a book with Andrea Stevens and published by Penguin, Summer Houses (2011) and in 2013 he launched his first self-published book on the Athfield residence in Wellington Portrait of a House.
Simon lectures in Photography of Architecture at the University of Auckland.
Devitt has exhibited in both group and solo shows and is currently represented by PhotoFoyer in Milan, Italy.
He is available for commissions, collaborations, guest lectures and prefers his martini shaken, not stirred, once had a man crush on Nick Cave and has a penchant for garden gnomes.