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PRC Portfolio reviews with Cheryl Newman, UK based artist and independent curator

    ONLINE May 4, 2024 – 10am – 1pm

    PRC Members: submit your name to the lottery to be selected as one of the six members to receive a portfolio review with Cheryl Newman. Send your name and phone number to
    Names will be collected until 11:59pm on April 27th, 2024.

    The PRC Portfolio Review Series is a free benefit of PRC membership and one review is allotted to each current member once per programming year (September through August). In each portfolio review event six members will be granted reviews and will be selected via lottery.

    This is an opportunity to individually discuss your work with professionals in the arts including curators, gallerists, critics, photographers, and more. Reviewers bring a wide variety of experience, aesthetic sense, focus, and expertise. To get the most benefit from your portfolio review, check the particular reviewer’s background and request to meet with those who best fit the art and objectives of your work. Each review is 20-minutes long. To make the best use of your review, select a number of images from one or two series. Think about what you want out of the session, and let the reviewer know so you can get the most value from the experience. Members are asked to arrive 5 minutes prior to the scheduled review time.

    Photo credit: CreditRuotongZhou

    Cheryl Newman is an artist and independent curator of photography living in London. Curatorial commissions include, We Feed the World, a global photographic project documenting the lives of family and peasant farmers for exhibition and book publication. PondyPHOTO: Water, public arts festival in Pondicherry, India; 209 Women, all the female
    MPs in the UK Parliament were photographed by women to celebrate 100 years of suffrage and co-curated a show of feminist photography for PHOTO WIENS, Vienna, Austria, 2022. For more than fifteen years she was the Photography Director of the award-winning Telegraph Magazine where she raised the profile of the magazine and commissioned smart,
    inventive photography across all genres. She serves on international juries including as consultant and judge for The Moran Prize for Contemporary Photography, Sydney, Australia, 2015-2019, The Eugene Smith Grant’, jury 2019 and the UK Press Awards 2023 and she was the chair of the RPS Photography Awards 2017-2019 and is on the advisory board for the Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant. Cheryl has an MA in Photography Arts from the University of Westminster and is an associate lecturer at UAL, and Southbank University,

    In addition to her curatorial work, Newman’s art practice explores the emotional landscape of love, desire, and family history and is an exploration of the human condition described as landscapes of emotions. She was a winner of A Portrait of Britain, 2023, where her work was exhibited on screens throughout the UK with The British Journal of Photography, JCDecaux and publication with Hoxton Mini Press. Her series, SICK IN BED was included in The Eyes #13 / (After)care launched at LA Bal, Paris, during Paris Photo 2022 and Der
    Greif Guest Room, 2023. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally most recently, Home,
    VanDernoot Gallery, Cambridge, USA, 2024. Temporalities’, The Borough Road Gallery, London, 2023 and Three Dialogues, The Apocalypse Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2023. Cheryl has an MA in Photography Arts from the University of Westminster and is an associate lecturer at UAL, and Southbank University, London.