Cheryl Newman is a curator and artist living in London. She is the 2019 Curatorial Director of PondyPHOTO Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, India and is a nominator for the prestigious Deutsche Borse Photography prize.
A regular visitor to Cyprus travel inspires both her curating and her own photographic practice which investigates the mythology of the island though fictional storytelling.
She is on the Faculty of the Bilder Nordic School in Oslo and lectures at UK universities including the University of the Arts and Middlesex University in London.
For more than fifteen years she was the Photography Director of the Telegraph Magazine where she raised the profile of the magazine commissioning intelligent and inventive photography worldwide. She is a regular speaker on the photo circuit in the UK, US and Europe and has served as a jury member for numerous photographic awards globally. At present she is studying for her masters in photographic arts at Westminster University.